The average salary for a Master Planner is $67,933.
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Job Description for Master Planner
Master planners oversee manufacturing and engineering work environments, setting production schedules and coordinating department schedules. They must meet with department supervisors to determine progress and keep apprised of all changes in departmental schedules. The master planner ensures that materials are available in the supply chain and that inventory is maintained at acceptable levels. They must review and plan requirements for acceptable inventory, find sources that supply raw materials…Read more
Master Planner Tasks
- Create and implement inventory and shipment master schedules.
- Analyze customer orders, market forecasts, and trend analysis to determine shipping and inventory needs.
- Monitor and adjust master schedule based on production and sales performance.
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Popular Skills for Master Planner
Skills in Scheduling, Data Analysis and Forecasting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP).
Pay by Experience Level for Master Planner
An entry-level Master Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,063 based on 7 salaries. An early career Master Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,758 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Master Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,484 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Master Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,232 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,594.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Master Planner in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 16.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (16.3% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Des Moines, Iowa (16.5% less) and Nashua, New Hampshire (14.6% less).
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