Production Planning Manager Salary

Median pay for Production Planning Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $67K annually. Overall cash earnings for Production Planning Managers stretch from $39K on the lower end to $102K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $13K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Production Planning Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The majority of Production Planning Managers (66 percent) who took the survey are men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$43,690 - $97,049

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$11.94 - $26.24

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,690 - $97,049  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,174  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,497  
Total Pay (?
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$38,878 - $101,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 451
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $26.24  
   
Overtime
$18.62 - $40.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,174  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,497  
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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$38,878 - $101,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Production Planning Manager

Production planning managers are in charge of developing effective strategies to increase production efficiency and output. They are responsible for creating a better workflow that uses company resources more effectively. In addition, one of the production planning manger's main duties is to create new initiatives that boost product quality, reduce waste, and increase profit. Planning managers oversee all aspects all the production process and recommend changes as needed. They observe competitors' techniques to improve their company offerings. They also must maintain an accurate inventory of items produced, as well as ensure all company and industry standards and regulations are followed. Additionally, production planning managers share information about future production changes with other managers and follow strict safety rules.

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Production Planning Manager Tasks

  • Analyze and optimize flow of goods throughout the organization, particularly backlog and shipping/receiving.
  • Collaborate across departments and analyze metrics to assess progress towards goals.
  • Lead work planning process and sequencing, including ensuring adequate staffing and resources.
  • Advise management about taking on new business and capacity planning.

Common Career Paths for Production Planning Manager


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Production Planning Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Supply Chain Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $83K per year.

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Production Planning Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Forecasting, Lean Manufacturing, and SAP Production Planning (SAP PP) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 28 percent, and 26 percent, respectively. Operations Management and Purchasing as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Scheduling is a skill commonly found among those who know Materials Requirement Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Planning Manager

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


Production Planning Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $53K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $69K. On average, Production Planning Managers make $75K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $82K.

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Experience Affects Production Planning Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Production Planning Manager Salaries

Forecasting
up arrow 31%

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 28%

SAP Production Planning (SAP PP)
up arrow 26%

People Management
up arrow 18%

Production Management
up arrow 3%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
0%

National Average
$67,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Purchasing
up arrow 16%

Operations Management
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%
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