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Production Controller - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Production Controller"

How much does a Production Controller in the federal government get paid? $83,422.15* *Based on the 2020 average.

Production Controller was the 410th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 54 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Production Control, with an average salary of $75,086.

Government Production Control jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Production Control job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions involved in the supervision or performance of planning, estimating, scheduling, and expediting the use of labor, machines, and materials in specific manufacturing or remanufacturing operations that employ mechanical or automated production systems and methods in the fabrication, rebuilding, overhaul, refurbishing, or repair of any type of Government-owned, controlled, or operated equipment, systems, facilities, and supplies. Some positions are involved in the preparation of contract bids that include the preproduction analysis of specific proposed work packages to determine workload capacity, labor, material, services, and machine requirements, etc., to arrive at the most competitive bid. These positions are also covered by this occupation as they perform the same type of work as positions that are responsible for the preproduction planning for any assigned projects, since the source data used and knowledge applied are the same.

Clerical, secretary, and administrative positions fall under this category. No specialized technical background is needed for positions in this category except for stenographers which require a proficiency exam before being hired. Strong organizational and communication skills are the primary requirements for this job category. Military experience can often be applied as relevant experience when calculating starting grade. Employees in the job category receive promotions of 1 grade increase at a time.

Agencies that have hired a Production Controller

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 18 $75,085.50
U.S. Coast Guard 10 $91,647.10
Federal Aviation Administration 8 $75,159.88
U.S. Mint 7 $107,808.71
Veterans Health Administration 3 $58,656.67
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $58,843.67
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $134,211.00
Langley Research Center 1 $110,008.00
Program Support Center 1 $61,114.00
Department of Energy 1 $88,801.00

Production Controller Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Production Controller is $83,422.15. The highest paid Production Controller made $148,681 in 2020.

Common Production Controller Payscales

Payscale Number of Production Control Employees
GS - General Schedule 44
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 8
ZA - Administrative 2

Starting Paygrade: $20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $61,227.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Production Control jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Financial Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Procurement Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Cartographic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Production Control Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Production Controller was $61,123. Since then, the average pay has increased to $83,422 in 2020.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1152.

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