Production Controller Salary

Production Controllers in the United States pull down an average of $55K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of Production Controllers (62 percent) survey respondents are male. The majority of Production Controllers claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$39,723 - $80,246
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$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,852
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50%
90%

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$12.08 - $27.28
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$27
MEDIAN: $18.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,723 - $80,246  
   
Bonus
$394.53 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$610  
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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$29,337 - $76,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $27.28  
   
Overtime
$19.27 - $44.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$394.53 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$610  
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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$29,337 - $76,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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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

  • Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
  • Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.
  • Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
  • Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.

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Popular Skills for Production Controller


Production Controllers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Production Management, Inventory Control, Production Support, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office. Those educated in Inventory Control tend to be well versed in Production Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Controller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Production Controllers. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $43K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $59K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $70K on average.

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Key Stats for Production Controller

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Production Controller Salaries

▲42%

▲19%

▲4%

National Average
$49,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Production Controller Salaries



National Average
$49,000


Microsoft Office
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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