Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary

Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers take home an average $56K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $34K and $82K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $8K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers is high. Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. Some workers in this field — just under a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,310 - $81,038
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,189
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$11.78 - $23.90
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National 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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,310 - $81,038  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,772  
Profit Sharing
$352.35 - $8,028  
Commission
$1,017  
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).
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$33,939 - $82,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,727
National Hourly Rate 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.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $23.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$16.34 - $36.32  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,772  
   
Commission
$1,017  
Profit Sharing
$352.35 - $8,028  
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).
)
$33,939 - $82,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 388
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,680

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers will also find cushy salaries in Kansas City (+13 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), Cincinnati (+11 percent), and Milwaukee (+5 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Denver is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Indianapolis and Portland (9 percent lower).

Production Manager, Manufacturing Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Sandusky:
"Trust those around you."
People are the greatest resource production managers utilize. Trust and develop those around you as often as possible.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago:
Be ready for everything: automotive is one of the most interesting business, you learn a lot and you are always on the edge, but on the other hand it is very requesting.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Paragould:
"Relentless."
Every hour every day has to be devoted to safety improvement, process improvement, increased productivity, budget performance and ensuring high quality standards are maintained.

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Skills That Affect Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 16%

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Process Improvement
up arrow 7%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Production Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Production Support
up arrow 5%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 6%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 11%

Machine Operation
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 419 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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