Production Scheduler Salary

Production Schedulers in the United States earn an average of $49K per year; salaries are particularly strong in Sheboygan, where workers earn around $65K. Production Schedulers will also find cushy salaries in Cincinnati (+27 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), Houston (+20 percent), and Milwaukee (+15 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,684 - $68,151

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$12.56 - $22.89

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,684 - $68,151  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$888 - $4,989  
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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$31,537 - $65,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,028
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $22.89  
   
Overtime
$18.42 - $34.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$888 - $4,989  
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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$31,537 - $65,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 522
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Job Description for Production Scheduler

Production schedulers are responsible for coordinating and developing production schedules on a daily or weekly basis to meet goals. They take stock of inventory levels and facilitate providing necessary materials and components. Sometimes, production schedulers are also responsible for managing product delivery to customers.

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Production Scheduler Tasks

  • Efficiently assign production to minimize company costs and meet delivery deadlines.
  • Monitor production process and implement process improvements.
  • Schedule the production process and production departments by material, employee and equipment availability.

Common Career Paths for Production Scheduler


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There are some Production Schedulers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Supply Chain Managers, where earnings are an average $83K annually. When Production Schedulers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Master Schedulers or Manufacturing Production Managers. Those roles pay an additional $19K and $16K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Production Scheduler


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Project, SAP Production Planning, Project Management, and Materials Requirement Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 11 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Inventory Management and Customer Service. Those proficient in Job Scheduling are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Scheduling. It is often found that people who know Materials Requirement Planning are also skilled in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Scheduler

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


Production Schedulers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $42K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $49K. For Production Schedulers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $51K. Production Schedulers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $53K.

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What is it like working as a Production Scheduler?

Production Scheduler in Essex Junction:
Pros: I enjoy the variety of different challenges I see every day. Keeps me on my toes and I never get bored!
Cons: Needing to give people tasks with no control or authority to see that they do.

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Experience Affects Production Scheduler Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Production Scheduler Salaries

Microsoft Project
up arrow 11%



Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Inventory Control
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Purchasing
0%

National Average
$46,000

Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Inventory Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 282 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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