A Factory Manager earns an average salary of AU$72,525 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$50,490 - AU$112,341
AU$50K
AU$72K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$71,776
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50%
90%
AU$20.16 - AU$35.78
AU$20
AU$27
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$26.50
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$112K
Salary AU$50,490 - AU$112,341
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$22,500
Profit Sharing AU$3,000
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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AU$45,504 - AU$101,060
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$20.16 - AU$35.78
Hourly Tips AU$0.96
Overtime AU$17.62 - AU$59.60
Annual Data AU$0AU$101K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$22,500
Profit Sharing AU$3,000
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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AU$45,504 - AU$101,060
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

Job Description for Factory Manager

Factory managers oversee the operations in a factory. They are responsible for supervising production workers, increasing productivity, reducing overhead, overseeing quality control, and ensuring overall smooth operations. They may be responsible for hiring, firing, scheduling, and training new employees. Managers facilitate meetings and training sessions for workers, set production goals, and investigate problems when those goals are not met. They are responsible for logistics, including shipping, receiving, and meeting with vendors and salespeople. The manager must also ensure that safety protocols are taught to and followed by all employees in the factory. Generally, factory managers work indoors in potentially hazardous areas; they spend time both in an office and on the production floor, supervising employees. The schedule for a factory manager varies based on the needs and production schedule of the company. They may expect to work occasional nights and weekends.

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Factory Manager Tasks

  • Oversee daily factory operations and report to upper management on status.
  • Act as the representative for the factory during quarterly development meetings.
  • Monitor and maintain inventory supplies, and make manufacturing process changes to improve efficiency.
  • Train, schedule, and guide factory workers, and resolve any factory or machinery issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Factory Manager

Pay by Experience for a Factory Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Factory Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Factory Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Factory Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 55 salaries. A Factory Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$70,000 based on 44 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,709

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Factory Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Factory Manager?

Factory Manager in Sydney:
"Stressfull and challenging."
Pros: The challenging and rewarding nature of this role makes it a good position. There is a lot of good company and support from workmates.
Cons: The high pressure of meeting deadlines and keeping the quality level up.

Factory Manager in Sydney:
"Factory Management Includes Many Fields Of Work. Rewarding."
Pros: Work flexibility, multiple department handling and working with a team.
Cons: Project demands, unrealistic timeline and workload.

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Key Stats for Factory Manager

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Factory Manager Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Factory Manager Salaries



National Average
AU$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%