Plant Director, Manufacturing Salary

Men account for the majority of Plant Directors of Manufacturing in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $111K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Work is enjoyable for Plant Directors of Manufacturing, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$71,370 - $146,357
MEDIAN: $110,788

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$71,370 - $146,357  
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$75,368 - $172,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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.

Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $117K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. For Plant Directors of Manufacturing, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $117K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $127K on average.

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Experience Affects Plant Director, Manufacturing Salaries

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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: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%