Plant Director, Manufacturing Salary

Plant Directors of Manufacturing in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $110K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of Plant Directors of Manufacturing claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$76,177 - $144,914
MEDIAN: $110,013

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$76,177 - $144,914  
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$78,748 - $173,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Salaries can reach six figures almost right off the bat; beginning workers who have less than five years' experience bring in a median of $117K per year. Plant Directors of Manufacturing see a median salary of $115K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $127K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 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: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 6%