Technology Development Manager, Manufacturing Salary
Pay for Manufacturing Technology Development Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $88K annually. Women Manufacturing Technology Development Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Men working as Manufacturing Technology Development Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Technology Development Manager, Manufacturing
Technology development managers in manufacturing must have extensive and up-to-date technological skills, as some are responsible for developing new ideas for a company while others oversee a group of employees who put these ideas into practice. Technology changes quickly - and faster than ever - and these managers must not only ensure the current stability of their technology, but also its stability and usefulness in the future.Read More...
A bachelor's degree and many years of experience in the field are necessary for this position, and many aspiring technology development managers work their way up to this position from within the company. Technology development managers typically work with the upper-level management of a company and maintain constant communication to understand how the company is changing and what must be done to optimize and adapt to these changes. Those in this position usually work indoors on a computer during regular business hours, and overtime work may occasionally be necessary.
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Pay by Experience Level for Technology Development Manager, Manufacturing
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $74K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $104K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Manufacturing Technology Development Managers make a median salary of $125K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $113K by contrast.