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

With about three-quarters of Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers reporting fewer than five years of experience, the field is full of relatively green workers making an average of $52,144 annually. Cash earnings—which sometimes include up to $9,599 from bonuses and more than $8,029 from profit sharing—stretch from around $36,585 to approximately $79,453. Health benefits are not claimed by all—21 percent lack any form of coverage—but most have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. In a profession dominated by men, 82 percent of Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers are male. Most Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary (?
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$36,585 - $79,453
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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  
PayScale
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  
PayScale
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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Pittsburgh
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National Average
$52,000
Seattle
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Portland
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For Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Portland is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Los Angeles and Seattle (-7 percent and -7 percent, respectively).

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
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Production Support
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National Average
$52,000
Production Management
up arrow 1%
Scheduling
up arrow 1%
Project Management
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Strategic Planning
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People Management
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
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Job Scheduling
up arrow 3%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 7%
Machine Operation
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Job Satisfaction

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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%
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