Assistant Production Manager Salary

Assistant Production Managers in the United States take home approximately $51K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Assistant Production Managers runs from $30K to $76K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Production Managers. The majority of Assistant Production Managers (62 percent) survey respondents are male. Just over one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,738 - $75,679
$34K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,554
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50%
90%

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$12.06 - $24.80
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.99
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$0$75K
Salary $33,738 - $75,679
Bonus $0.00 - $6,093
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $11,635
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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$30,213 - $75,846
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 197
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.06 - $24.80
Overtime $18.98 - $38.88
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,093
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $11,635
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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$30,213 - $75,846
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

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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

  • Schedule workers and arrange work flow for optimum efficiency and production.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production work.
  • 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.

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 $63K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Production Manager

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Production Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Production Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 183 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Production Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Assistant Production Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 54 salaries. An Assistant Production Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,316

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Assistant Production Managers that is 88 percent greater than the national average, Richmond offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Assistant Production Managers will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+23 percent), Los Angeles (+11 percent), New York (+10 percent), and Portland (+9 percent). Assistant Production Managers in Austin take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 35 percent less than the national average. Employers in Phoenix and Dallas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (28 percent lower and 26 percent lower, respectively).

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Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Production Manager?

Assistant Production Manager in New Orleans:
"Assistant Production Manager."
Pros: Fast paced, problem solving, designing of filters.
Cons: Underpaid for the responsibilities that I have.

Assistant Production Manager in Lincoln:
Pros: Working with people.
Cons: The hours and the stress.

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Key Stats for Assistant Production Manager

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assistant Production Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲56%

▲25%

▲8%

National Average
$47,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Assistant Production Manager Salaries


National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Excel
▼4%


Scheduling
▼11%

Production Management
▼17%

Microsoft Office
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 22%
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