Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $52,144 annually. Some workers in this field—about one-fifth—are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by most and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Male Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers far outnumber their female counterparys in the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary (?
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$36,585 - $79,453
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,314
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Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary (?
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$11.71 - $22.56
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,585 - $79,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,599  
Profit Sharing
$453.02 - $8,029  
Commission
$150.00 - $1,100  
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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$32,382 - $80,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $22.56  
   
Overtime
$16.74 - $33.12  
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 - $9,599  
   
Commission
$150.00 - $1,100  
Profit Sharing
$453.02 - $8,029  
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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$32,382 - $80,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 341
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Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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$52,000
Seattle
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Portland
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Surpassing the national average by 31 percent, Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Portland. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Los Angeles (-7 percent) and Seattle (-7 percent).
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
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Operations Management
up arrow 14%
Process Improvement
up arrow 7%
Leadership
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Microsoft Excel
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Production Support
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National Average
$52,000
Production Management
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Scheduling
up arrow 1%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Strategic Planning
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People Management
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
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Job Scheduling
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Machine Operation
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 447 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 21%