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Assistant Production Manager Salary

Assistant Production Managers in the United States take home approximately $48K per year on average. In the world of Assistant Production Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $28K and $67K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $5K and $22K, respectively. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Assistant Production Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (62 percent) are men. While some workers in this profession — around one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. The majority of Assistant Production Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,845 - $66,850
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,723
10%
50%
90%

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$10.35 - $21.20
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,845 - $66,850  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,986  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $22,300  
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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$27,649 - $66,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $21.20  
   
Overtime
$12.22 - $31.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,986  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $22,300  
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).
)
$27,649 - $66,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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Job Description for Assistant Production Manager

Assistant production managers are often responsible for monitoring supplies, creating purchase orders, monitoring and supervising daily production, updating production methods, and making sure the work areas are clean and free of debris. They generally work under a production manager and are expected to help ensure compliance with workplace and government-mandated safety standards. Some assistant production managers have authority over supervisors and are in charge of evaluating, supervising, and training them. In addition, the assistant production manager coordinates operations with store managers and transportation directors in other departments. Working with vendors or other companies to manage product distribution is also required.

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Assistant Production Manager Tasks

  • Develop and enforce standard operating procedures for production, and ensure safety and quality goals are met.
  • Work with vendors to obtain materials and outsource jobs that cannot be done in-house.
  • Schedule workers and arrange work flow for optimum efficiency and production.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production work.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Production Manager


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Assistant Production Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Manufacturing Production Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $62K per year.

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Survey results show that Assistant Production Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Operations Management and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management. Project Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Production Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Assistant Production Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $40K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $43K. Assistant Production Managers see a median salary of $54K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $60K.

Assistant Production Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Assistant Production Manager in Boise:
"Assistant Production Manager."
Work with all team members at store level. Be very kind to all team members. Realize that people are not perfect, we all make mistakes. Have fun, while still getting your job done.

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Experience Affects Assistant Production Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Assistant Production Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%