Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) Salary

Production Managers in the United States pull down an average of $51K annually. Cash earnings of Production Managers can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $32K to almost $81K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Production Managers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 69 percent. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by just over a half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,204 - $81,431

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$12.07 - $27.40

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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
$34,204 - $81,431  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,001  
Profit Sharing
$490.68 - $9,744  
Commission
$4,913 - $10,279  
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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$31,913 - $81,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 443
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
$12.07 - $27.40  
   
Overtime
$16.88 - $36.37  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,001  
   
Commission
$4,913 - $10,279  
Profit Sharing
$490.68 - $9,744  
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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$31,913 - $81,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)

A production manager (of the unspecified type) is responsible to supervising, motivating, and supporting their staff on a daily basis. A production manager must plan, schedule, strategize, and oversee production activities while remaining cost effective. The production manager is critical to overall customer satisfaction and must communicate effectively with clients; additionally, they must use a team-focused approach to maintain excellent communication with their staff. A production manager must meet their department's production and customer satisfaction goals. Their responsibilities also include effectively communicating with the general manager/owner and the sales/production teams, giving regular updates to make sure that production, sales, and customers’ needs are met.

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Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) Tasks

  • Manage project quality control, and facilitate communication with directors, workers, and other project teams to prevent errors.
  • Calculate costs associated with the project, including materials and wages, and ensure the project stays within budget.
  • Oversee the ordering and delivery of materials and equipment, track inventory, and maintain purchase records.
  • Coordinate and direct the completion of a project, develop production schedules, and ensure work is completed on time.
  • Supervise project staffing, assign tasks, and evaluate the performance of employees.

Common Career Paths for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)


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There are some Production Managers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Operations Directors, where earnings are an average $84K annually. However, it's more common for Production Managers to move into roles as Manufacturing Production Managers or Production Manager, Prints.

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Popular Skills for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)


Survey results suggest that Production Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Scheduling, Operations Management, Leadership, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 19 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Construction Estimating and Microsoft Word. It is often found that people who know People Management are also skilled in Project Management and Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, (Unspecified Type)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Production Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $52K. For Production Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $61K.

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Experience Affects Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Production Manager, (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 19%

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Leadership
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$50,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Production Management
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 28%
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