$55,804
Avg. Salary
$19.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,425

Profit Sharing

$1,941

Commission

$4,500

The average pay for a Production Planner, Manufacturing is $19.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Production Planner, Manufacturing is $55,804 per year.

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MEDIAN $55,804
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$0$77K
Salary $41,093 - $77,463
Bonus $769 - $6,904
Profit Sharing $496 - $6,655
Commission $4,500
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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$36,748 - $76,130
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,467
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.33 - $27.00
Overtime $20.40 - $39.98
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $769 - $6,904
Commission $4,500
Profit Sharing $496 - $6,655
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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$36,748 - $76,130
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,278

Job Description for Production Planner, Manufacturing

A manufacturing production planner makes sure that each day's scheduled run of items occurs without incident. They order materials, as well as make sure the manufacturing area has adequate lighting and environmental conditions; for example, this may include making sure that the area stays at a particular temperature. The manufacturing production planner must make sure that all product are of high quality; if the items aren't of high enough quality, the planner must ensure they are properly disposed. The planner also keeps up with demand, forecasts other company needs, and ensures the company is ready to ship product at all times. They also conduct periodic checks of inventory.

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Production Planner, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Organize and implement production work timelines and goals to ensure customer fulfillment and facility capability.
  • Collaborate with purchasing to ensure timely material availability, and anticipate delays.
  • Analyze and resolve scheduling issues that would cause production delays.

Production Planner, Manufacturing Pay By Employer

$0$95K

$58,557

$57,121

$60,741

$62,387

$51,691

$66,129

$60,678

$38,809

$56,460

$47,168

Common Career Paths for Production Planner, Manufacturing


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Popular Skills for Production Planner, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience Level for Production Planner, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for a Production Planner, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Planner, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 1,240 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Planner, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 739 salaries. An experienced Production Planner, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 627 salaries. A Production Planner, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 285 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,758

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Production Planner, Manufacturing Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Planner, Manufacturing?

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Williamsport:
"Production Planner."
Pros: I can work on my own, putting the pieces of a complex puzzle together with the help of sales, product management and production to meet the customer's needs.
Cons: The red tape and politics. The speed in which things get decided on. The idea that "it's not my job".

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Fort Worth:
"Create reports and gather data."
Learn how MRP works; listen to internal customers.

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Gays Mills:
"More Experience in reporting using Microsoft Excel."
Be proficient in Microsoft Excel and understand ERP planning. Use forecasting as opposed to statistical history data as it is a better way of preparing for company growth. Think outside of the box and become good at reports run out of the database your company chooses to use.

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Detroit Lakes:
"Worthwhile, but stressful."
Pros: Pay is better, overtime is not required only encouraged, get to control your own day, run the shift how you feel is best within process, impact employees lives positively.
Cons: Huge amounts of responsibility, other leads can knit pick you to death, you are the face of your shift (it's all on you to make it happen)

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Riverside:
"Complete."
Pros: Dealing with customers / vendors to better the productivity of my company.
Cons: Not paid fair wages and preciated.

Production Planner, Manufacturing in St. Augustine:
"Stress Level."
Pros: The people, work environment.
Cons: Inability on some peoples parts to plan and stock properly.

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Waukesha:
"I started in this business 17 years ago."
Do not be afraid to learn about the product you are planning. It will improve your relationship with your production team and your product knowledge will give peace of mind to the sales team when they need your support.

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Key Stats for Production Planner, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 804 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Production Planner, Manufacturing Salaries

▲16%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$53,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Production Planner, Manufacturing Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 804 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%