The average salary for a Manufacturing Manager is $85,148.
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Job Description for Manufacturing Manager
A manufacturing manager is an executive in a company that produces consumer or commercial goods. They work in the production plant itself, ensuring goods are efficiently made and meet the company’s standards. Their normal work environment frequently shifts from offices to the manufacturing floor to warehouses. This manager also helps diagnose any customer concerns brought to their attention by the customer service department; they also help implement new products and designs from the company's d…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Manufacturing Manager
The top respondents for the job title Manufacturing Manager are from the companies The Boeing Company, Aluminum Company Of America (ALCOA) and L-3 Communications. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $105,742. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aluminum Company Of America (ALCOA) and Raytheon Co., earning around $104,981 and $102,000, respectively. Bovie Medical Corporation pays the lowest at around $57,626. Neogen Corporation and L-3 Communications also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,983 and $74,379, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Manager
Skills in Operations Management, People Management, Lean Manufacturing and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Production Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Manager
An entry-level Manufacturing Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,166 based on 17 salaries. An early career Manufacturing Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,356 based on 280 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,972 based on 322 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,535 based on 518 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,085.
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Employees with Manufacturing Manager in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (17.2% less).
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