Plant Maintenance Manager Salary

Plant Maintenance Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $103K per year, median earnings come to $71K per year. Total cash earnings of Plant Maintenance Managers range from $44K on the low end to $103K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $12K, respectively. Geographic location and years of experience 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. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$48,212 - $102,568

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$15.23 - $29.73

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,212 - $102,568  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,960  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $12,000  
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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$44,327 - $103,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 425
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.23 - $29.73  
   
Overtime
$23.54 - $43.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $12,000  
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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$44,327 - $103,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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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 transition into upper-level Plant Manager of Manufacturing positions. Plant Managers of Manufacturing earn a median of $81K per year.

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Popular Skills for Plant Maintenance Manager


Plant Maintenance Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Electronic Design Automation, Project Management, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Electronic Troubleshooting. Most people familiar with 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.


For Plant Maintenance Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $59K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $64K. For Plant Maintenance Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $74K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries



National Average
$67,000



Skills That Affect Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries

Electronic Design Automation
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$67,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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