A Production Manager, Manufacturing earns an average salary of $66,858 per year. A skill in Lean Manufacturing is associated with high pay for this job.

$43,850 - $96,709
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MEDIAN: $66,858
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$13.58 - $28.83
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$43,850 - $96,709  
   
Bonus
$0.86 - $11,834  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,850  
Commission
$1,007 - $30,609  
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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$40,452 - $99,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,844
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $28.83  
   
Overtime
$19.86 - $41.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.86 - $11,834  
   
Commission
$1,007 - $30,609  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,850  
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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$40,452 - $99,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 645

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Job Description for Production Manager, Manufacturing

Production managers in the manufacturing field are mainly responsible for overseeing the operations of a given manufacturing plant. Since they serve a managerial role, they are also responsible for scheduling employees and managing the work load and projects. Production managers must supervise and plan, but must be ready to demonstrate their trade for their employees through training, so they generally should be physically fit and in some cases, able to lift heavy loads or operate different types of machinery.

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Production Manager, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day production schedules, operational and plant activities.
  • Review engineering recommended process changes to ensure process is appropriate with operating goals.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repair of machines to avoid downtime and delays, ensure production process and machinery are in compliance with customer specifications and professional and safety standards.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in safety program development.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of production staff.

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National Average: $65,470

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Q: What is it like working as a Production Manager, Manufacturing?

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Corona:
"Adaptability."
Pros: Starting out this job I had no experience whatsoever on managing, scheduling, nor training employees. Through the opportunities given to me I have been able to adapt and grow within the company leading them to be a profitable company. I hope to continue to grow by obtaining various degrees and certifications related to the field.
Cons: I don't like the fact that being a small company we do not yet have many structured processes. We are are having to write them as we go but at times it can be overwhelming and a mentor would be useful at times. A plant manager was brought on but he has contributed little to nothing to our daily processes and I am still having to figure stuff out myself.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Walla Walla:
"Constant Problem Solving."
Pros: I like getting projects completed and helping to make my workplace more organized.
Cons: I'm completely overworked and there is not enough time in a day to do it all. The majority of employees are unprofessional and have terrible work ethic. It's a constant battle with the culture and mindset to keep things going.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Nashville:
"Always something new."
Pros: My company is very exciting because there is always new projects and ideas. There is always something to be learned and something that needs to be solved. Critical thinking and artistic craft best describes my work place.
Cons: When there is mismanagement from above.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Plymouth:
Pros: What I like most about my job is the hours, the warehousing/manufacturing atmosphere and the fact that I am always busy and moving.
Cons: The things I like least about my job are the people I work with, and how going the extra mile doesn't get recognized by management.

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Key Stats for Production Manager, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 719 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%
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National Average
$65,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 719 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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