Production Coordinator, Manufacturing Salary (United States)

Manufacturing Production Coordinators in the United States typically take home $42,927 annually. Compensation ranges from $29,706 on the low end to $64,724 per year on the high end. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to about half. Men are barely outnumbered by their female counterparts, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Most Manufacturing Production Coordinators are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Production Coordinator, Manufacturing Salary (?
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$32,789 - $68,409
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MEDIAN: $46,279
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Production Coordinator, Manufacturing Salary (?
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$12.46 - $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,789 - $68,409  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,136  
Profit Sharing
$205.11 - $4,971  
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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$29,706 - $64,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 680
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $23.00  
   
Overtime
$17.77 - $34.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,136  
   
Profit Sharing
$205.11 - $4,971  
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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$29,706 - $64,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 474
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Job Description for Production Coordinator, Manufacturing

Production coordinators ensure that the production department meets its quality assurance and scheduling goals by planning, scheduling, executing, and directing production activities. Businesses look to production coordinators to develop cost-effective measures and to develop exceptional business practices. They may oversees one area of manufacturing or an entire manufacturing facility.
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Production Coordinator, Manufacturing Tasks
  • Develop and distribute production schedules and work orders to departments.
  • Review documents such as production schedules, work orders, and staffing tables to determine personnel and materials requirements, and material priorities.

Common Career Paths for Production Coordinator, Manufacturing

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Additional career progression often leads to a hefty increase in pay for Manufacturing Production Coordinators. At the upper end, those who move into a Manufacturing Production Manager role can bring in an extra $18,528 per year. Manufacturing Production Coordinators moving up in their career tend to step into positions as Print Production Managers or Manufacturing Production Planners, where paychecks increase by $7,326 or $6,201 per year.

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Popular Skills for Production Coordinator, Manufacturing

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Project Management and Production Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 12 percent and 5 percent respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Inventory Management and Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Production Management and Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Coordinator, Manufacturing

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Manufacturing Production Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy higher salaries, as pay increases are mainly incremental. Though starting salaries approximate $39K, they climb to $47K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $49,855 after 10 to 20 years. Salary increase slows as Manufacturing Production Coordinators pass 20 years in their field, with average salaries hovering around $53K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one-fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; around two-thirds of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Manufacturing Production Coordinators, 15 percent higher than the national average. Manufacturing Production Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+3 percent) and Atlanta (+3 percent). Las Vegas is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Los Angeles (-7 percent and -7 percent, respectively).

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Experience Affects Production Coordinator, Manufacturing Salaries

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$43,000

Skills That Affect Production Coordinator, Manufacturing Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 262 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 14%