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Production Controller - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Production Controller"

How much does a Production Controller in the federal government get paid? $84,735.08* *Based on the 2021 average.

Production Controller was the 400th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 62 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Production Control, with an average salary of $76,811.

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.

Agencies that have hired a Production Controller

Production Controller Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Production Controller is $84,735.08. The highest paid Production Controller made $150,668 in 2021.

Common Production Controller Payscales

Payscale Number of Production Control Employees
GS - General Schedule 51
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 8
ZA - Administrative 2
GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate 1

Starting Paygrade: $20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $63,734.00 / 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
Insurance AccountsClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Property Disposal Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Sales Store ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer OperationClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Hydrologic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Production Control Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Production Controller was $61,123. Since then, the average pay has increased to $84,735 in 2021.

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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