A Plant Manager, Manufacturing earns an average salary of $87,035 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management and Lean Manufacturing.

$53,320 - $132,669
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MEDIAN: $87,035
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$14.42 - $30.42
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,320 - $132,669  
   
Bonus
$999 - $25,506  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,754  
Commission
$7,000  
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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$51,129 - $147,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,980
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.42 - $30.42  
   
Overtime
$20.29 - $40.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$999 - $25,506  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,754  
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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$51,129 - $147,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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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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National Average: $88,740

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What is it like working as a Plant Manager, Manufacturing?

Plant Manager, Manufacturing in Akron:
"Hard Working."
Pros: The fact of the industry I am in has unbelievable growth so sky's the limit as far as the company grow. The people at work for a tremendously family oriented which makes it great for a person like myself who has 4 kids. The owners of the company and the district manager above me is extremely helpful when it comes to the learning curve process on what it's going to take to succeed in this industry.
Cons: Home that there is no extra bonuses or profit sharing in the company it is extremely hard to get an evaluation or a raise in salary.

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
$89,000



Skills That Affect Plant Manager, Manufacturing Salaries






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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 430 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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