Plant Maintenance Manager Salary

A little under three-quarters of Plant Maintenance Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $44K to $106K per year, and the average comes out to $77K annually. Total cash earnings of Plant Maintenance Managers range from $44K on the low end to $106K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $14K and $10K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,351 - $103,298
$50K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,458
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50%
90%

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$14.52 - $31.22
$15
$24
$31
MEDIAN: $24.25
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,351 - $103,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,420  
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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$44,382 - $105,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $31.22  
   
Overtime
$21.96 - $47.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,420  
   
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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$44,382 - $105,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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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Many Plant Maintenance Managers advance their careers by becoming Plant Managers of Manufacturing, who report a slightly higher median income of $82K. Plant Maintenance Managers most frequently advance into Building & Facility Manager and Maintenance Director roles even though the median salaries are $20K lower and $14K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Plant Maintenance Manager


Survey results suggest that Plant Maintenance Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Electronic Design Automation, Engineering Design, and Plant Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 5 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Electronic Troubleshooting. The majority of those 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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Key Stats for Plant Maintenance Manager

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
40%
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Experience Affects Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$74,000

▼2%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries


Electronic Design Automation
▲5%



National Average
$74,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 10%