Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers sits in the ballpark of $60K per year. Total incomes of Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $35K and $85K. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,420 - $84,269
$39K
$60K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,793
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50%
90%

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$12.38 - $25.41
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,420 - $84,269  
   
Bonus
$-0.42 - $9,923  
Profit Sharing
$5.00 - $7,946  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$35,031 - $85,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.38 - $25.41  
   
Overtime
$18.23 - $36.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$-0.42 - $9,923  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$5.00 - $7,946  
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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$35,031 - $85,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 326

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,398

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

Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers will find that Charlotte offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers will also find cushy salaries in Kansas City (+25 percent), Houston (+25 percent), Denver (+17 percent), and Minneapolis (+17 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Diego, which sits 25 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Indianapolis and Los Angeles (5 percent lower).

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 261 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries



Process Improvement
▲6%

▲5%


Microsoft Office
▲2%

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 261 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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