Plant Maintenance Manager Salary

The majority of Plant Maintenance Managers in the United States — between two-thirds and three-fourths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $43K to $108K per year, and the median is $75K per year. Total cash compensation for Plant Maintenance Managers runs from $43K to $108K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $16K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Plant Maintenance Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$49,722 - $107,160
(Median)
$50K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,254
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$14.48 - $30.68
(Median)
$14
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,722 - $107,160  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,710  
Profit Sharing
$494.58 - $11,836  
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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$42,975 - $108,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 376
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.48 - $30.68  
   
Overtime
$22.11 - $45.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,710  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.58 - $11,836  
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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$42,975 - $108,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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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

  • Oversee and direct maintenance personnel, equipment installation, facilities equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Inspect and evaluate physical plant, grounds, and related equipment.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Plant Maintenance Manager


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Many Plant Maintenance Managers advance their careers by becoming Plant Managers of Manufacturing, who report a slightly higher median income of $81K. Plant Maintenance Managers most often move into Building & Facility Manager or Maintenance Director roles. However, the former pays $17K less on average, and the latter pays $12K 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 Electronic Design Automation, Project Management, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Electronic Troubleshooting. The majority of those who know Electronic Troubleshooting also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Plant Maintenance Manager

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


Plant Maintenance Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $58K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $64K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Plant Maintenance Managers make a median salary of $72K. As Plant Maintenance Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $81K.

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Experience Affects Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries



National Average
$70,000



Skills That Affect Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries

Electronic Design Automation
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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National Average
$70,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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