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Plant Director, Manufacturing Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Plant Directors of Manufacturing earn an average of $109K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction for Plant Directors of Manufacturing is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$74,666 - $142,584
MEDIAN: $109,031

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$74,666 - $142,584  
$3,964 - $30,791  
Profit Sharing
$3,052 - $39,305  
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).
$78,303 - $172,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Plant Director, Manufacturing

  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development and compliance.
  • Plan and direct the activities of production facility, including maintenance, quality assurance, design, engineering and administration.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards and customer requirements, and applicable regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Plant Director, Manufacturing

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

Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $117K on average. It may be worth noting that those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a lower median salary of $102K. Plant Directors of Manufacturing claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $120K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $118K on average.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


4 %
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%