Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) Salary

The average Production Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $56K annually. In the world of Production Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $15K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $34K and $86K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of Production Managers (69 percent) survey respondents are male. Work is enjoyable for Production Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,684 - $85,747
$37K
$56K
$86K
MEDIAN: $56,086
10%
50%
90%

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$12.96 - $25.70
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.34
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,684 - $85,747  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
Commission
$5,087  
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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$34,005 - $86,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.96 - $25.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.00  
Overtime
$19.17 - $41.89  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$193.92 - $14,795  
   
Commission
$5,087  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$34,005 - $86,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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Job Description for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)

A production manager (of the unspecified type) is responsible to supervising, motivating, and supporting their staff on a daily basis. A production manager must plan, schedule, strategize, and oversee production activities while remaining cost effective. The production manager is critical to overall customer satisfaction and must communicate effectively with clients; additionally, they must use a team-focused approach to maintain excellent communication with their staff. A production manager must meet their department's production and customer satisfaction goals. Their responsibilities also include effectively communicating with the general manager/owner and the sales/production teams, giving regular updates to make sure that production, sales, and customers’ needs are met.

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Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) Tasks

  • Coordinate and direct the completion of a project, develop production schedules, and ensure work is completed on time.
  • Supervise project staffing, assign tasks, and evaluate the performance of employees.
  • Oversee the ordering and delivery of materials and equipment, track inventory, and maintain purchase records.
  • Manage project quality control, and facilitate communication with directors, workers, and other project teams to prevent errors.
  • Calculate costs associated with the project, including materials and wages, and ensure the project stays within budget.

Common Career Paths for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)


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There are some Production Managers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Operations Directors, where earnings are an average $84K annually. The most common career progression for Production Managers leads to becoming a Manufacturing Production Manager, where average pay is $63K annually. However, many Production Managers also opt to become Print Production Managers. Typically, a Print Production Manager brings home $51K.

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Popular Skills for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)


Production Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Product Development, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 14 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. Those listing Adobe Photoshop as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Relationship Management and Powerpoint also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in People Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management and Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)

Pay by Experience for a Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 211 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 149 salaries. A Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,881

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Production Managers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Production Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+28 percent), Atlanta (+23 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and San Diego (+7 percent). Production Managers earn a smaller-than-average sum in smaller cities: In particular, Columbus, Portland, and Denver have pay rates lower than anywhere else in the country, all facing salaries below the national average and reporting populations under a million. Employers in Portland and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (16 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) Salaries

▲17%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$53,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Product Development
▲21%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲14%

Scheduling
▲13%


Microsoft Office
▲3%

Leadership
▲3%


National Average
$53,000


Construction Estimating
▼1%



Inventory Management
▼5%

Powerpoint
▼11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼13%

Adobe Photoshop
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 27%
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