The average salary for a Plant Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois is $91,951 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Plant Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.

$63,009 - $144,129
MEDIAN: $91,950

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$63,009 - $144,129  
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$60,067 - $152,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Experience Affects Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 13%

Process Improvement
up arrow 10%

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Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 5%

People Management
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National Average

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Production Management
up arrow 6%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 15%

Team Leadership
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Job Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


4 %
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%