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Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — nearly three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $43K to $101K per year, median earnings come to $74K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,183 - $95,143
MEDIAN: $73,682

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$48,183 - $95,143  
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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).
$42,636 - $101,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $70K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $65K. Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago bring in $74K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $81K.

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Experience Affects Production Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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Skills That Affect Production Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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Operations Management
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Lean Manufacturing
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Process Improvement
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National Average

People Management
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Production Management
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Job Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


7 %
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 4%