Vice President (VP), Manufacturing Salary

A Vice President (VP), Manufacturing earns an average salary of $128,263 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$77,078 - $186,147
MEDIAN: $128,262

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$77,078 - $186,147  
$1,987 - $40,940  
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$10.14 - $15,152  
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$83,375 - $216,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 342
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Manufacturing

The vice president (VP) of manufacturing holds an executive position that requires substantial experience in the corresponding manufacturing field. They oversee manufacturing operations and ensure that proper steps are taken to make sure that the manufacturing process is running smoothly and safely. The vice president of manufacturing is often tasked with meting sales targets and is expected to create growth at the company. They should be able to provide input about new products and the quality of current products. The vice president generally works in an office, as well as spending a large amount of time on-site in the factory.


Vice President (VP), Manufacturing Tasks

  • Direct the staff in effective and efficient use of purchasing, quality control and operations.
  • Plan, direct and set the strategic direction of production and manufacturing processes.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure production services are in compliance with professional, company policy standards and safety requirements.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.


4 %
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 6%