Director of Plant Operations Salary

With two in three of Directors of Plant Operations in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Directors of Plant Operations is $74K per year and can range from $46K on the lower end to $115K per year near the higher end. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Directors of Plant Operations claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$49,833 - $109,153
$50K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,068
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50%
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$18.51 - $41.18
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$41
MEDIAN: $20.85
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$0$115K
Salary $49,833 - $109,153
Bonus $0.00 - $20,180
Profit Sharing $14,740
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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$46,484 - $115,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 147
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $18.51 - $41.18
Overtime $22.10 - $41.72
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $0.00 - $20,180
Profit Sharing $14,740
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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$46,484 - $115,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Director of Plant Operations

Directors of plant operations, depending on the nature of the facility, are generally responsible for overseeing the daily functions and safety of all employees and clientele. Those who work in the medical field must ensure that all residents of a long-term facility or patients of a medical center receive the highest standard of care, while those who work in other industries must ensure that the organization is running as smoothly as possible.

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Director of Plant Operations Tasks

  • Responsible for the overall state of operations and manufacturing of the product(s) or service(s) for a company.
  • Comply with all federal, state and local regulations.
  • Manage financial aspects of operations including creating and monitoring annual budgets.
  • Plan, organize and implement projects related operations.
  • Maintain all property, equipment, utilities, processes and personnel related to the operations or manufacturing of the product(s) or service(s).

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Plant Operations

Pay by Experience for a Director of Plant Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Plant Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Plant Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Director of Plant Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 83 salaries. A Director of Plant Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 54 salaries.

Director of Plant Operations Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director of Plant Operations?

Director of Plant Operations in Noblesville:
"Oversee all life safety, building, staff operations."
Pros: Learning new things.
Cons: Overwhelming work load. Stress level.

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Key Stats for Director of Plant Operations

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Director of Plant Operations Salaries

▲18%

▲1%

National Average
$74,000

▼9%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Director of Plant Operations Salaries

Project Management
▲14%


National Average
$74,000


Safety Compliance
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%
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