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guesswho
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Planning or Scheduling rates??

Any guys work in the planning or scheduling department at a plant? Whats pay range and how busy do you stay on a normal day?


aaronb023
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
From my experience 70-120k depending on experience and company. If you work for a construction company you will probably have multiple projects going and stay relatively busy. Usually have a deadline every week or couple of weeks for progress meetings or small schedules that people wanted done yesterday

Eta: doesn't pay near as well as a plant operator. Everyone knows they rake in the dough
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JonTheTigerFan
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
The contract planners at our plant make about $35-40 per hour. The ones we hire direct start at about $100k per year and get raises based on ranking among their peers.


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dillpickleLSU
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
The northeast has a high demand for planners in electric utility....you can make up to 120k base plus per diem, all the overtime you want and other perks....per diem is running 120 a day and you can find decent places to live


aaronb023
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Yeah but you'd be living in the northeast, not louisiana. It's a no brainier on which one to choose. 3' of snow and the Boston Red Sox or sportsmans paradise.


dillpickleLSU
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
It's not that terrible...I never traveled as a kid and its pretty easy to get to DC, NYC from Philly....huge deer population...lol...you can use that per diem money for a flight home to fish...when I came up here I had a paid flight to LA per month...I would have been the last person you ever imagined coming up here
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guesswho
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
I am seeing O&G and Nuke are closer on pay scale than for Mechanical engineers. Thats weird.


dillpickleLSU
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
Engineers don't make a lot until they get into management. Project planning scheduling is a little more intertwined with management so the opportunity exists to make more.


aaronb023
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
yeah...the people at the upper end of the pay scale are usually leading the scheduling effort with a couple of people under them


guesswho
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
In the nuke industry you can make 100 an hour easy in either planning/scheduling if a self contractor.


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dillpickleLSU
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re: Planning or Scheduling rates??
Or managing and evaluating contractor schedules....

Nuke is tough to break into with no experience


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