The average salary for a Production Manager, Manufacturing with Production Management skills in Australia is AU$79,260.
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Job Description for Production Manager, Manufacturing
Production managers in the manufacturing field are mainly responsible for overseeing the operations of a given manufacturing plant. Since they serve a managerial role, they are also responsible for scheduling employees and managing the work load and projects. Production managers must supervise and plan, but must be ready to demonstrate their trade for their employees through training, so they generally should be physically fit and in some cases, able to lift heavy loads or operate different type…Read more
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Popular Skills for Production Manager, Manufacturing
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
Skills in People Management, Operations Management, Project Management and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, Manufacturing
An entry-level Production Manager, Manufacturing with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$58,626 based on 43 salaries. An early career Production Manager, Manufacturing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$67,947 based on 186 salaries. A mid-career Production Manager, Manufacturing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,901 based on 195 salaries. An experienced Production Manager, Manufacturing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$87,933 based on 219 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$86,381.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Production Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.5% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (8.6% less), Adelaide, South Australia (5.0% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (1.0% less).
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