$123,348
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$15,140

Bonus

$4,949

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Manufacturing Director is $123,348 per year.

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Salary $81,090 - $171,976
Bonus $2,903 - $34,406
Profit Sharing $1,474 - $24,566
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$84,465 - $194,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 498

Job Description for Manufacturing Director

The manufacturing director is in charge of the entire site at a manufacturing facility. That means this director is ultimately responsible for everything that goes on in the facility, including (but not limited to) production. The director also oversees product quality, ensuring supplies are available, equipment is functioning properly, customers are satisfied, and engineering controls are in place. The director is in charge of creating, implementing, and coordinating a plan to ensure maximum profitability and reduce operating costs as well.

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Manufacturing Director Tasks
  • Direct and coordinate production, processing, distribution, and engineer activities of industrial organization.
  • Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.
  • Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility or production processes.
  • Review processing schedules and production orders; adjust inventory and staffing requirements, work procedures and assignments to meet time and budget constraints.

Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Director


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Manufacturing Directors' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like VP of Manufacturing. Median pay for VPs of Manufacturing is $134K.

Manufacturing Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Manufacturing Director


Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Directors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Engineering Design as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. People Management and Production Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Lean Manufacturing also know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Director

Pay by Experience for a Manufacturing Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Manufacturing Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturing Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 123 salaries. A Manufacturing Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 107 salaries.

Manufacturing Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Manufacturing Director?

Manufacturing Director in San Diego:
"Great weather, low pay."
Pros: Its San Diego
Cons: High cost of living, low pay

Manufacturing Director in St. Petersburg:
"Key."
Customer is always right.

Manufacturing Director in Woodstock:
Stay the course, evaluate: Culture, competency, standardization, lean capabilities. Learn how long it takes to effectively change or make any of the above things happen. Stay the course.

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Key Stats for Manufacturing Director

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
42%

Experience Affects Manufacturing Director Salaries

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$131,000

▼27%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Director Salaries



National Average
$131,000





Engineering Design
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%