Assistant Production Manager Salary

Earnings for Assistant Production Managers in the United States come in at around $51K annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $6K and $12K, respectively — total cash payment to Assistant Production Managers can bottom out near $30K or peak near $75K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Although just over one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. More than half of Assistant Production Managers (62 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction for Assistant Production Managers is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34,798 - $74,201
$35K
$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $51,093
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$11.15 - $24.52
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MEDIAN: $16.61
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$0$74K
Salary $34,798 - $74,201
Bonus $0.00 - $6,219
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,745
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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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$30,137 - $74,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 201
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $11.15 - $24.52
Overtime $18.29 - $39.00
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,219
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,745
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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$30,137 - $74,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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Job Description for Assistant Production Manager

Assistant production managers are often responsible for monitoring supplies, creating purchase orders, monitoring and supervising daily production, updating production methods, and making sure the work areas are clean and free of debris. They generally work under a production manager and are expected to help ensure compliance with workplace and government-mandated safety standards. Some assistant production managers have authority over supervisors and are in charge of evaluating, supervising, and training them. In addition, the assistant production manager coordinates operations with store managers and transportation directors in other departments. Working with vendors or other companies to manage product distribution is also required.

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Assistant Production Manager Tasks

  • Schedule workers and arrange work flow for optimum efficiency and production.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production work.
  • Develop and enforce standard operating procedures for production, and ensure safety and quality goals are met.
  • Work with vendors to obtain materials and outsource jobs that cannot be done in-house.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Production Manager


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Assistant Production Managers who move on to become Manufacturing Production Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Manufacturing Production Managers get paid an average of $63K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Production Manager

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Production Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Production Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 183 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Production Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Assistant Production Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 54 salaries. An Assistant Production Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,638

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

For those looking to make money, Assistant Production Managers in Richmond enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 88 percent above the national average. Assistant Production Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Columbus (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Portland (+9 percent). Assistant Production Managers in Austin earn salaries far below the national average by 36 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers pay around 28 percent less in Phoenix and 26 percent less in Dallas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Assistant Production Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Production Manager?

Assistant Production Manager in New Orleans:
"Assistant Production Manager."
Pros: Fast paced, problem solving, designing of filters.
Cons: Underpaid for the responsibilities that I have.

Assistant Production Manager in Lincoln:
Pros: Working with people.
Cons: The hours and the stress.

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Key Stats for Assistant Production Manager

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assistant Production Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

▲24%

▲7%

National Average
$48,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Assistant Production Manager Salaries


National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Excel
▼5%


Scheduling
▼12%

Production Management
▼18%

Microsoft Office
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 23%
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