Scheduling Manager Salary
On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (just under nine-tenths) of final income for Scheduling Managers. That final number averages out to $52K across the industry. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. There are more female Scheduling Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Most Scheduling Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Scheduling Manager
Scheduling managers typically work in manufacturing plants and factories. They manage and direct the workflow in the plant, making them a primary point of contact for logistics in their company. The scheduling manager works out manufacturing schedules for to ensure the organization has the workforce necessary to execute the manufacturing plan; they also work with materials departments to ensure the necessary parts and raw materials required are available. Because too much or too little labor, or too much or too few supplies, can cause a great deal of wasted money, a good scheduling manager may be integral to good company performance.Read More...
A scheduling manager keeps a close watch on inventory pars and at what rate it is depleted. They work with accounts departments to help forecast expected product needs. The scheduling manager then determines how many manhours are needed to create this new inventory. The scheduler works with human resources staff to ensure worker availability and creates shift schedules for employees. Because many manufactured goods consist of multiple components, part of the scheduling-related tasks typically involve complex formulations to ensure the proper mix of components necessary for final goods assembly in the plant.
To work as a scheduling manager, a person must typically have a bachelor's degree in a related field, as well as relevant experience. Typically, the manager works in an office, but they may spend time in a factory or warehouse environment as well.
Scheduling Manager Tasks
- Work with staff to create schedule, fill gaps and cover contingencies.
- Make technology selections that increase efficiency.
- Oversee scheduling efforts to ensure throughput and quality.
- Create reports and forecasts to understand scheduling needs and trends.
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Pay by Experience Level for Scheduling Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Scheduling Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $59K. Scheduling Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $63K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $66K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.