Production Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Slightly less than three-fifths of Chicago Manufacturing Production Managers are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $43K to $104K per year, and the average comes out to $74K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Most Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill. like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,132 - $96,839
MEDIAN: $74,259

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$42,930 - $104,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, Manufacturing

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

For Chicago Manufacturing Production Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $60K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $67K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $76K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $84K.

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Experience Affects Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
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Operations Management
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National Average

Process Improvement
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Production Management
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People Management
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Job Scheduling
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Production Support
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Job Satisfaction

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


6 %
94 %

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 6%