Plant Director, Manufacturing Salary

Male Plant Directors of Manufacturing number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $110K annually in the United States. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Plant Directors of Manufacturing. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$75,126 - $142,802
(Median)
$75K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $109,503
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$75,126 - $142,802  
   
Bonus
$3,973 - $30,609  
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).
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$78,467 - $172,246  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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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.


The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $117K. Plant Directors of Manufacturing bring in $122K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $118K.

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Experience Affects Plant Director, Manufacturing Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
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National Average
$116,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%