A Production Planning Manager earns an average salary of $66,199 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Supply Chain, Lean Manufacturing, Forecasting, Inventory Management, and Production Management.
Production Planning Manager Total Pay (?
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$43,588 - $97,162
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MEDIAN: $66,199
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Production Planning Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.08 - $26.00
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,588 - $97,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,562  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $10,872  
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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$38,860 - $104,217  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 378
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $26.00  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $48.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $10,872  
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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$38,860 - $104,217  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 378
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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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Production Planning Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Dallas
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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National Average
$67,000
San Diego
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Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Production Planning Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$67,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Production Planning Manager Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 37%
Supply Chain
up arrow 37%
Forecasting
up arrow 35%
Inventory Management
up arrow 32%
Production Management
up arrow 29%
SAP Production Planning (SAP PP)
up arrow 21%
People Management
up arrow 18%
Scheduling
up arrow 4%
National Average
$67,000
Operations Management
up arrow 21%
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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