The average salary for a Production Controller is $58,167.
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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 inventor…Read more
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
Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Materials Requirement Planning (MRP), Production Management, Inventory Control and Production Support.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Controller
An entry-level Production Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,696 based on 63 salaries. An early career Production Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,458 based on 126 salaries. A mid-career Production Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,866 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Production Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,244 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,943.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Production Controller in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 50.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Springfield, Virginia (22.6% less).
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