Factory Manager Salary

The average salary for a Factory Manager is $73,809 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$30,106 - $135,084
$30K
$74K
$140K
MEDIAN: $73,809
10%
50%
90%

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$10.50 - $19.30
$14
MEDIAN: $14.40
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,106 - $135,084  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $20,685  
Profit Sharing
$2,935  
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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$29,492 - $139,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.40  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,957 - $20,685  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,935  
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).
)
$29,492 - $139,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Job Description for Factory Manager

Factory managers oversee the operations in a factory. They are responsible for supervising production workers, increasing productivity, reducing overhead, overseeing quality control, and ensuring overall smooth operations. They may be responsible for hiring, firing, scheduling, and training new employees. Managers facilitate meetings and training sessions for workers, set production goals, and investigate problems when those goals are not met. They are responsible for logistics, including shipping, receiving, and meeting with vendors and salespeople. The manager must also ensure that safety protocols are taught to and followed by all employees in the factory. Generally, factory managers work indoors in potentially hazardous areas; they spend time both in an office and on the production floor, supervising employees. The schedule for a factory manager varies based on the needs and production schedule of the company. They may expect to work occasional nights and weekends.

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Factory Manager Tasks

  • Oversee daily factory operations and report to upper management on status.
  • Act as the representative for the factory during quarterly development meetings.
  • Monitor and maintain inventory supplies, and make manufacturing process changes to improve efficiency.
  • Train, schedule, and guide factory workers, and resolve any factory or machinery issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Factory Manager

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

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Key Stats for Factory Manager

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Factory Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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