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Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers is around $55K annually. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers runs from $33K to $81K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $8K. The vast majority (81 percent) of Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. Although close to a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$37,012 - $80,474
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MEDIAN: $54,802
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$11.55 - $22.90
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,012 - $80,474  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,707  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $7,982  
Commission
$300.00 - $1,028  
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).
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$32,684 - $81,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,482
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.55 - $22.90  
   
Overtime
$16.39 - $33.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,707  
   
Commission
$300.00 - $1,028  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $7,982  
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).
)
$32,684 - $81,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 339
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Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers will also find cushy salaries in Grand Rapids (+8 percent) and Atlanta (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Portland, which sits 12 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Seattle and 8 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Production Manager, Manufacturing Advice

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

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 19%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 13%

Operations Management
up arrow 12%

Process Improvement
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Leadership
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Production Management
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 1%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 8%

Machine Operation
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 427 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 21%