Production Control Manager Salary

The majority of Production Control Managers in the United States — slightly less than three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $99K per year, and the median is $71K per year. Overall incomes of Production Control Managers generally bottom out at around $40K and peak near $99K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. More than half of Production Control Managers (67 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, Production Control Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,050 - $95,960
$46K
$72K
$96K
MEDIAN: $71,515
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50%
90%

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$14.08 - $29.17
$14
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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$0$101K
Salary $46,050 - $95,960
Bonus $20.27 - $10,346
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,137
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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$40,978 - $101,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.08 - $29.17
Overtime $1.80 - $48.16
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $20.27 - $10,346
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,137
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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$40,978 - $101,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Production Control Manager

Production control managers are employed by companies in several industries, but primarily by supply chain services and manufacturers. Companies prefer applicants who have a bachelor's degree or higher in logistics or supply chain management and at least three years of relevant experience, and prior supervisory or management experience is highly beneficial.

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Production Control Manager Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day production schedules, operational and plant activities.
  • Review engineering recommended process changes to ensure process is appropriate with operating goals.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repair of machines to avoid downtime and delays, ensure production process and machinery are in compliance with customer specifications and professional and safety standards.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in safety program development.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of production staff.

Common Career Paths for Production Control Manager


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Although some Production Control Managers become Supply Chain Manager, this progression is not the norm. However, the latter position does pay a little more at $82K. Production Control Managers most frequently become Operations Managers and Materials Managers even though median compensation is $11K lower and $3K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Production Control Manager


Production Control Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Inventory Management, Powerpoint, Forecasting, and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Job Scheduling. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Control Manager

Pay by Experience for a Production Control Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Control Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Control Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Production Control Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 106 salaries. A Production Control Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 56 salaries.

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Key Stats for Production Control Manager

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Production Control Manager Salaries

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$70,000

▼1%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Production Control Manager Salaries

Inventory Management
▲4%

▲3%

Forecasting
▲2%


Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲1%

National Average
$70,000

Data Analysis
▼2%


Lean Manufacturing
▼3%


Job Scheduling
▼4%

Operations Management
▼4%

Scheduling
▼4%


Project Management
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%
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