Plant Maintenance Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up close to three-fourths of Plant Maintenance Managers. Pay fluctuates from $46K to $109K per year, but expected earnings average $79K per year. Overall cash earnings for Plant Maintenance Managers vary widely between $46K and $109K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $15K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$51,940 - $106,105
$52K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,530
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50%
90%

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$14.64 - $31.80
$15
$24
$32
MEDIAN: $24.46
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,940 - $106,105  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,659  
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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$45,580 - $109,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $31.80  
   
Overtime
$21.96 - $47.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,659  
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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$45,580 - $109,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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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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Many Plant Maintenance Managers move into a Plant Manager of Manufacturing role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Plant Managers of Manufacturing on average bring in a similar salary to Plant Maintenance Managers. Plant Maintenance Managers most often advance into Building & Facility Manager and Maintenance Director positions even though the median salaries are $22K lower and $16K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Plant Maintenance Manager


Survey results imply that Plant Maintenance Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Electronic Design Automation, and Plant Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Electronic Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation. The majority of those who know Plant Maintenance also know Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Plant Maintenance Manager

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


Plant Maintenance Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $66K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $72K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $75K. As Plant Maintenance Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $84K.

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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 26 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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