Production Planning Manager Salary

Production Planning Managers in the United States pull down an average of $68K per year. Overall cash earnings for Production Planning Managers stretch from $41K on the lower end to $111K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $12K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. More than half of Production Planning Managers (66 percent) survey respondents are men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,692 - $102,325
$44K
$68K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,835
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$13.70 - $30.59
$14
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,692 - $102,325  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $12,156  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,617 - $110,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $30.59  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $58.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$496.65 - $12,156  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,000  
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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$40,617 - $110,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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

  • Lead work planning process and sequencing, including ensuring adequate staffing and resources.
  • Advise management about taking on new business and capacity planning.
  • 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.

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Production Planning Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Director of Supply Chain Management. The average Director of Supply Chain Management brings home $122K per year.

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Popular Skills for Production Planning Manager


Production Planning Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Lucky workers who know SAP Enterprise Resource Planning can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 28 percent above average. Lean Manufacturing and Forecasting are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 26 percent and 28 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Operations Management, Purchasing, and Strategic Planning. Those familiar with Materials Requirement Planning also tend to know Forecasting.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Planning Manager

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Production Planning Managers. The average beginner in this position makes around $55K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $72K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Production Planning Managers make a median salary of $77K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $89K.

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Key Stats for Production Planning Manager

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Production Planning Manager Salaries

▲32%

▲14%

▲6%

National Average
$68,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Production Planning Manager Salaries

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
▲28%

Forecasting
▲26%

Lean Manufacturing
▲26%

ERP
▲19%

SAP Production Planning (SAP PP)
▲18%

People Management
▲17%


Production Management
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

▼1%

Strategic Planning
▼3%

Purchasing
▼15%

Operations Management
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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