Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Just under three-fifths of Chicago Manufacturing Production Managers have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $43K to $101K per year, but median earnings come to around $73K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$45,981 - $94,822
MEDIAN: $72,958

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary 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.
$45,981 - $94,822  
$0.00 - $14,094  
Profit Sharing
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).
$42,536 - $100,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Production Manager, Manufacturing Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for

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

Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill. with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $61K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $65K. Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago see a median salary of $73K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Chicago Manufacturing Production Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $84K.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Salaries

up arrow 16%


National Average

up arrow 10%

up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 14%

Operations Management
up arrow 14%

up arrow 3%

Process Improvement
up arrow 1%

National Average

People Management
up arrow 3%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 5%

Production Management
up arrow 9%

up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


10 %
90 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 7%