A Plant Manager, Manufacturing earns an average salary of $80,227 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvement, and Leadership.
Plant Manager, Manufacturing Total Pay (?
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$50,164 - $120,008
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MEDIAN: $80,227
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Plant Manager, Manufacturing Total Pay (?
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$13.18 - $28.28
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,164 - $120,008  
   
Bonus
$208.82 - $23,860  
Profit Sharing
$927 - $14,760  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$49,228 - $133,241  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,720
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $28.28  
   
Overtime
$14.46 - $38.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$208.82 - $23,860  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$927 - $14,760  
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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$49,228 - $133,241  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,720
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Job Description for Plant Manager, Manufacturing
Manufacturing plant managers combine oversight of day-to-day manufacturing operations with "birds-eye" analysis of efficiency and productivity. Manufacturing plant managers also ensure safety policies are enforced stringently and set identifiable goals and objectives for staff. While face-to-face interactions are an essential part of the position, a crucial component of the job is communicating with upper management on trends on plant performance, forecasts for future performances, and other issues.
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Plant Manager, Manufacturing Tasks
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities between departments.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods, such as inspectors, machine setters, and fabricators.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of production facility, including maintenance, quality assurance, design, engineering and administration.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers.
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Experience Affects Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

National Average
$83,000

Skills That Affect Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

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National Average
$83,000
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
34%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 12%
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