Assistant Plant Manager/Operations Salary

Assistant Plant Managers in the United States can expect wages of $63K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Assistant Plant Managers bottoms out near $37K and approaches $106K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. There are far more male Assistant Plant Managers survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. The majority of Assistant Plant Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$44,095 - $104,589
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$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,209
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$13.04 - $25.68
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MEDIAN: $17.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,095 - $104,589  
   
Bonus
$483.68 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $5,781  
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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$37,253 - $106,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.04 - $25.68  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $37.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$483.68 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $5,781  
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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$37,253 - $106,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Assistant Plant Manager/Operations

Positions as assistant plant managers of operations exist in a wide variety of industries. Almost every manufacturing company has a plant and requires someone to oversee the plant's operations. Generally speaking, these jobs require at least a bachelor’s degree, though employers may prefer a master of business administration (MBA) or another post-baccalaureate degree. At least 10 years of relevant experience is also frequently required, including in supervisory roles or management positions. Employers may require applicants have additional specific skill sets as well.

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Assistant Plant Manager/Operations Tasks

  • Supervise processes and staff to meet specified plant production goals on time and at specified quality.
  • Supervise plant employees, train new employees, and enforce safety policies and procedures.
  • Assist the plant manager with managing plant activities and coordinating employees.
  • Maximize yields, workflow, and schedules without compromising safety or quality.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Plant Manager/Operations


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Assistant Plant Managers who move on to become Plant Managers of Manufacturing may enjoy significant pay raises, as Plant Managers of Manufacturing get paid an average of $82K per year. A lot of Assistant Plant Managers advance their careers by becoming Operations Managers and Operations Managers. However, those positions offer $2K less and $2K less per year on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Plant Manager/Operations

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Plant Manager/Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Plant Manager/Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 115 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Plant Manager/Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Assistant Plant Manager/Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 86 salaries. An Assistant Plant Manager/Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 64 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assistant Plant Manager/Operations

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Assistant Plant Manager/Operations Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Assistant Plant Manager/Operations Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲18%

Safety Compliance
▲5%

People Management
▲3%

National Average
$61,000

Operations Management
▼2%

Production Management
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 18%
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