Plant Managers of Manufacturing in Atlanta see excellent average salaries — about $101K annually. 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. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,402 - $139,045
MEDIAN: $101,140

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
223,960 (48.3%)
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...

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Pay by Experience Level for Plant Manager, Manufacturing

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

The average inexperienced worker earns $96K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $97K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $115K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $88K.

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Experience Affects Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Budget Management
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Lean Manufacturing
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Operations Management
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Manufacturing Process Engineering

National Average

Team Leadership
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Project Management
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People Management
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Process Improvement
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Production Management
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Safety Compliance
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Plant Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

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


7 %
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%