A Production Controller earns an average salary of $51,207 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Production Controller Total Pay (?
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$34,539 - $70,268
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70K
MEDIAN: $51,207
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Production Controller Total Pay (?
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$12.78 - $27.69
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,539 - $70,268  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,021  
Profit Sharing
$1,221 - $3,931  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,622 - $72,462  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $27.69  
   
Overtime
$18.29 - $38.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,021  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,221 - $3,931  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,622 - $72,462  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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Job Description for Production Controller
A production controller works to ensure smooth and efficient processes for their organization's activities. They maintain close contact with maintenance personnel to ensure that relevant machinery remains in service and has a maximum uptime. They also work with managers to determine staffing levels to ensure maximum production within budgetary constraints. The production controller schedules when specific tasks are performed in the production cycle. They also maintain close contact with inventory managers to schedule deliveries and pickups of materials and products, making sure the delivery process does not interfere with other operations.
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Production Controller Tasks
  • Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
  • Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.
  • Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
  • Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Controller
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Production Controller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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