Production Planning Manager Salary

Production Planning Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $71K annually, but may range from $46K to $113K per year. Final cash compensation to Production Planning Managers varies from around $46K to approximately $113K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $50K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 65 percent of Production Planning Managers are male. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$47,225 - $110,877
$47K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,198
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$15.05 - $32.95
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$22
$33
MEDIAN: $22.26
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$0$116K
Salary $47,225 - $110,877
Bonus $995 - $12,108
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,106
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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$46,940 - $116,350
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 236
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $15.05 - $32.95
Overtime $29.71
Annual Data $0$116K
Bonus $995 - $12,108
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,106
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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$46,940 - $116,350
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Production Planning Manager

Production planning managers are in charge of developing effective strategies to increase production efficiency and output. They are responsible for creating a better workflow that uses company resources more effectively. In addition, one of the production planning manger's main duties is to create new initiatives that boost product quality, reduce waste, and increase profit. Planning managers oversee all aspects all the production process and recommend changes as needed. They observe competitors' techniques to improve their company offerings. They also must maintain an accurate inventory of items produced, as well as ensure all company and industry standards and regulations are followed. Additionally, production planning managers share information about future production changes with other managers and follow strict safety rules.

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Production Planning Manager Tasks

  • Lead work planning process and sequencing, including ensuring adequate staffing and resources.
  • Advise management about taking on new business and capacity planning.
  • Analyze and optimize flow of goods throughout the organization, particularly backlog and shipping/receiving.
  • Collaborate across departments and analyze metrics to assess progress towards goals.

Common Career Paths for Production Planning Manager


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Production Planning Managers may progress into high-paying roles like Director of Supply Chain Management, where median compensation is $122K annually.

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Popular Skills for Production Planning Manager


Production Planning Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Lean Manufacturing, Forecasting, SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, and ERP are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 20 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Purchasing, Operations Management, and Strategic Planning. Most people experienced in Materials Requirement Planning also know Forecasting.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Planning Manager

Pay by Experience for a Production Planning Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Planning Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Planning Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Production Planning Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 120 salaries. A Production Planning Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 47 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,332

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

For Production Planning Managers, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 15 percent above the national average. Production Planning Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+2 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Production Planning Managers in Dallas earning a whopping 41 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and New York (14 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Production Planning Manager

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Production Planning Manager Salaries

▲23%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$73,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Production Planning Manager Salaries

Forecasting
▲17%

Lean Manufacturing
▲17%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
▲16%

ERP
▲10%

People Management
▲9%

SAP Production Planning (SAP PP)
▲7%

Inventory Management
▲6%

National Average
$73,000


Production Management
▼5%


▼8%

Strategic Planning
▼10%

Operations Management
▼16%

Purchasing
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%
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