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Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salary (United States)

A Plant Manager, Manufacturing earns an average salary of $81,675 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Manufacturing Process Engineering.
Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salary (?
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$50,628 - $122,074
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MEDIAN: $81,675
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Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salary (?
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$13.57 - $27.83
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,628 - $122,074  
   
Bonus
$50.87 - $24,019  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $14,688  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,205  
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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$49,756 - $135,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $27.83  
   
Overtime
$14.98 - $38.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$50.87 - $24,019  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $14,688  
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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$49,756 - $135,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Plant Manager, Manufacturing

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Pay Difference By Location

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Plant Manager, Manufacturing Reviews

What is it like working as a Plant Manager, Manufacturing?
Plant Manager, Manufacturing in Colorado Springs:
"Great, Everyday Is Something New."
Pros: I love that I go to the same place everyday and yet everyday is always something new.
Cons: The pay.

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Experience Affects Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

National Average
$85,000

Skills That Affect Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

People Management
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$85,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 956 votes.

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
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%