Assistant Production Manager Salary

The average Assistant Production Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $47K annually. Total cash compensation for Assistant Production Managers runs from $28K to $68K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $23K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Assistant Production Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Assistant Production Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) are men. Some workers in this field — nearly one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,884 - $67,725
(Median)
$31K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,201
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.27 - $21.29
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,884 - $67,725  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,057  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $22,685  
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).
)
$27,861 - $67,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $21.29  
   
Overtime
$12.46 - $31.38  
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 - $5,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $22,685  
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).
)
$27,861 - $67,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Many Assistant Production Managers move into a Manufacturing Production Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $62K per year.

Assistant Production Manager Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Survey takers who work as Assistant Production Managers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, Project Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Project Management. Operations Management and Project Management are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Production Manager

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Assistant Production Managers. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $40K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $46K on average. Assistant Production Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $55K. Assistant Production Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $61K.

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.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Assistant Production Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Assistant Production Manager Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000


Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%
ADVERTISEMENT