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Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Slightly less than three-fifths of Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $43K to $100K per year, and the average comes out to $73K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,816 - $93,747
MEDIAN: $73,317

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$45,816 - $93,747  
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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 - $99,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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.

Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $54K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $69K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $74K. Chicago Manufacturing Production Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $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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Lean Manufacturing
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Operations Management
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National Average

Production Management
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People Management
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Job Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 5%