Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary

The average Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Manager can expect to rake in roughly $60K annually. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $35K to approximately $85K. Health benefits are not claimed by all — between a fifth and a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Most Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers survey respondents are men (79 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,737 - $84,425
$40K
$60K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,916
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$12.39 - $25.50
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,737 - $84,425  
   
Bonus
$7.50 - $9,981  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,045  
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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$35,160 - $85,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $25.50  
   
Overtime
$18.17 - $36.61  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$7.50 - $9,981  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,045  
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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$35,160 - $85,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 342

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,490

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Charlotte offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers, 30 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Kansas City (+25 percent), Houston (+25 percent), Denver (+17 percent), and Minneapolis (+17 percent). Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers in San Diego take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Indianapolis and Los Angeles (5 percent less).

Production Manager, Manufacturing Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Production Manager, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 281 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries



Process Improvement
▲6%

▲5%


Microsoft Office
▲1%

Strategic Planning
▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Project Management
▼2%


Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Scheduling
▼5%

Job Scheduling
▼6%



Machine Operation
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 281 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 23%
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