Plant Maintenance Manager Salary

Plant Maintenance Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and around three in four have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $79K annually, but may range from $44K to $108K per year. Total cash compensation to Plant Maintenance Managers bottoms out near $44K and approaches $108K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $14K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,914 - $105,056
$50K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,296
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90%

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$15.57 - $31.98
$16
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $24.53
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$0$107K
Salary $49,914 - $105,056
Bonus $0.00 - $13,900
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,863
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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$44,380 - $107,629
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 203
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.57 - $31.98
Overtime $21.86 - $45.00
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $0.00 - $13,900
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,863
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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$44,380 - $107,629
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Plant Maintenance Manager

The plant maintenance manager supervises a maintenance staff that ensures the facility functions at peak efficiency. The maintenance staff repairs equipment, performs regular inspections, ensures employee safety, and audits the operating efficiency of the facility’s automated processes and machinery. The plant maintenance manager hires and schedules a team of maintenance workers based upon the needs of the facility and plant machinery. The manager schedules maintenance work in a way that causes minimal operating disruptions on the plant floor. They review automated performance data and assess it to ensure the machinery is working as intended and at peak efficiency.

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Plant Maintenance Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate with outside contractors to perform activities, repairs, preventive maintenance on building equipment, and building and grounds appearance.
  • Purchase and manage all related maintenance supplies and plant equipment repair parts for all equipment in facility.
  • Oversee and direct maintenance personnel, equipment installation, facilities equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Inspect and evaluate physical plant, grounds, and related equipment.

Common Career Paths for Plant Maintenance Manager


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Plant Maintenance Managers who transition into an upper level Plant Manager of Manufacturing position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Plant Manager of Manufacturing makes $82K a year. Plant Maintenance Managers most often move into Building & Facility Manager or Maintenance Director roles. However, the former pays $23K less on average, and the latter pays $17K less.

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Popular Skills for Plant Maintenance Manager


Plant Maintenance Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Electronic Design Automation, Engineering Design, and Plant Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation. Most people who know Plant Maintenance also know Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Plant Maintenance Manager

Pay by Experience for a Plant Maintenance Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Plant Maintenance Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plant Maintenance Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Plant Maintenance Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 113 salaries. A Plant Maintenance Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 100 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Plant Maintenance Manager?

Plant Maintenance Manager in Springfield:
"Being able to build your own team."
Pros: Its great being able to build your own team and help the plant reach its goal. Its also great being able to provide a much need service to the public.
Cons: The worst thing I can think of about my present position is the long hours and the phone calls from people when I am not there.

Plant Maintenance Manager in Fort Worth:
Pros: Challenging, diversified, given room to excel with my strong skill and improvements.
Cons: Stress levels increasing.

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Key Stats for Plant Maintenance Manager

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$77,000

▼4%

▼6%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries


Electronic Design Automation
▲1%

National Average
$77,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%
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