Median pay for Assistant Production Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $50K per year. Overall cash earnings for Assistant Production Managers stretch from $30K on the lower end to $75K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $6K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Assistant Production Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 62 percent of Assistant Production Managers are male. While nearly one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$31,561 - $74,257
(Median)
$32K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,735
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90%

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$11.54 - $24.45
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,561 - $74,257  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$30,136 - $74,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.54 - $24.45  
   
Overtime
$15.84 - $35.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$30,136 - $74,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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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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While not commonly seen, Assistant Production Managers who transition into a Manufacturing Production Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Manufacturing Production Managers is $62K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Production Manager

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Assistant Production Managers. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $50K. Assistant Production Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. Assistant Production Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $63K.

Assistant Production Manager Advice

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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 37%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Assistant Production Manager Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%


National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 7%


Production Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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