The average salary for a Production Scheduler is $54,043.
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Job Description for Production Scheduler
Production schedulers are responsible for coordinating and developing production schedules on a daily or weekly basis to meet goals. They take stock of inventory levels and facilitate providing necessary materials and components. Sometimes, production schedulers are also responsible for managing product delivery to customers. A successful production scheduler has good computer skills and a basic knowledge of scheduling in production. They must possess excellent organizational skills to manage …Read more
Production Scheduler Tasks
- Schedule the production process and production departments by material, employee and equipment availability.
- Monitor production process and implement process improvements.
- Efficiently assign production to minimize company costs and meet delivery deadlines.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Production Scheduler
The top respondents for the job title Production Scheduler are from the companies Intelligrated Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $68,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Honeywell Aerospace and The Boeing Company, earning around $66,940 and $59,850, respectively. Intelligrated Inc. pays the lowest at around $50,868. Iwco Direct and Eaton Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,038 and $53,400, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Production Scheduler
Skills in Scheduling and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management, Microsoft Excel and Job Scheduling.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Scheduler
An entry-level Production Scheduler with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,664 based on 98 salaries. An early career Production Scheduler with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,231 based on 1,156 salaries. A mid-career Production Scheduler with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,870 based on 529 salaries. An experienced Production Scheduler with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,479 based on 446 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,534.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Production Scheduler in their job title in Fremont, California earn an average of 43.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Irvine, California (33.4% more) and Portland, Oregon (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (6.0% less).
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