Assistant Production Manager Salary

Earnings for Assistant Production Managers in the United States come in at around $48K per year on average. Cash earnings for Assistant Production Managers — including $5K in bonuses and $23K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $28K to $68K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Assistant Production Managers (62 percent) survey respondents are male. Job satisfaction for Assistant Production Managers is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,910 - $67,974

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$10.27 - $21.82

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,910 - $67,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,053  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $22,510  
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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$27,727 - $67,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $21.82  
   
Overtime
$12.42 - $31.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,053  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $22,510  
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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$27,727 - $67,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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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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Advancing into a Manufacturing Production Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Assistant Production Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $62K per year.

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Survey takers who work as Assistant Production Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, Project Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office and Project Management. Those with knowledge of Operations Management tend to be skilled in Project Management as well.

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. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $40K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $47K on average. Assistant Production Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $56K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $61K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Assistant Production Manager Advice

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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 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Assistant Production Manager Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000


Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%
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