The majority of Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago — a little over a half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $42K to $114K per year, and the median is $82K per year. Job satisfaction for Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill. is high. Male Chicago Manufacturing Production Managers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $81,621
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$990 - $17,754  
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$42,215 - $113,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Hourly Rate
$24.57  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
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$42,215 - $113,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $68K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $83K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill. make a median salary of $87K. As Chicago Manufacturing Production Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $95K.

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Experience Affects Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries



Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$83,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 9%


Operations Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$83,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 5%


Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Process Improvement
up arrow 22%

Machine Operation
up arrow 24%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 27%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 40%

Production Support
up arrow 52%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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