Production Planning Manager Salary (United States)

A Production Planning Manager earns an average salary of $65,946 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Lean Manufacturing, Forecasting, SAP Production Planning (SAP PP), and People Management.
Production Planning Manager Salary (?
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$42,266 - $96,450
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MEDIAN: $65,946
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Production Planning Manager Salary (?
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$12.22 - $32.00
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$42,266 - $96,450  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,624  
Profit Sharing
$440.42 - $10,953  
Total Pay (?
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$38,542 - $101,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $32.00  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $47.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,624  
   
Profit Sharing
$440.42 - $10,953  
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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$38,542 - $101,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Houston
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Dallas
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National Average
$67,000
San Diego
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Experience Affects Production Planning Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$67,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Production Planning Manager Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 37%
Forecasting
up arrow 34%
SAP Production Planning (SAP PP)
up arrow 21%
People Management
up arrow 17%
Production Management
up arrow 3%
Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 2%
Scheduling
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National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%