Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Manufacturing Production Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up nearly three-fifths of Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago. Pay fluctuates from $42K to $101K per year, but expected earnings average $73K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,981 - $94,822
(Median)
$46K
$73K
$95K
MEDIAN: $72,958
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$42,298 - $100,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago, Ill. — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $62K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $69K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Manufacturing Production Managers in Chicago make a median salary of $73K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $81K.

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Experience Affects Production Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 20%

Leadership
up arrow 19%

Operations Management
up arrow 17%

Process Improvement
up arrow 3%

National Average
$73,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Production Management
up arrow 3%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 7%
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