Production Controller Salary

Production Controllers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $57K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Production Controllers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. There are more male Production Controllers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 61 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$40,434 - $81,806
$40K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,539
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50%
90%

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$12.85 - $29.12
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$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.73
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$0$81K
Salary $40,434 - $81,806
Bonus $487.22 - $6,082
Profit Sharing $2,035
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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$32,057 - $79,762
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $12.85 - $29.12
Overtime $20.51 - $45.45
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $487.22 - $6,082
Profit Sharing $2,035
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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$32,057 - $79,762
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

Job Description for Production Controller

A production controller works to ensure smooth and efficient processes for their organization's activities. They maintain close contact with maintenance personnel to ensure that relevant machinery remains in service and has a maximum uptime. They also work with managers to determine staffing levels to ensure maximum production within budgetary constraints. The production controller schedules when specific tasks are performed in the production cycle. They also maintain close contact with inventory managers to schedule deliveries and pickups of materials and products, making sure the delivery process does not interfere with other operations.

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Production Controller Tasks

  • Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
  • Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.
  • Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
  • Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.

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Popular Skills for Production Controller


Production Controllers only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Production Management, Inventory Control, Production Support, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office and Production Support. Most people who know Inventory Control also know Production Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Controller

Pay by Experience for a Production Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Production Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 44 salaries. A Production Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Production Controller

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Production Controller Salaries

▲32%

▲13%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Production Controller Salaries


National Average
$52,000


Production Support
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%