$84,528
Avg. Salary
$24.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,804

Bonus

$3,411

Profit Sharing

$4,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Manufacturing Manager is $24.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Manufacturing Manager is $84,528 per year.

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$15.23
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$24.96
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$38.22
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MEDIAN $24.96
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$57k
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$85k
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$118k
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MEDIAN $84,528
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MEDIAN: $84,528
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$0$125K
Salary $57,054 - $117,828
Bonus $670 - $16,439
Profit Sharing $100 - $13,000
Commission $4,000
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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$55,277 - $125,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,495
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $15.23 - $38.22
Overtime $20.70 - $51.61
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $670 - $16,439
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $100 - $13,000
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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$55,277 - $125,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 112

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 development department(s).

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Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Manager


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While not commonly seen, Manufacturing Managers who transition into a VP of Operations position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for VPs of Operations is $124K per year. As Manufacturing Managers progress in their field, many go on to become Plant Managers of Manufacturing. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and median pay for the role is $82K. Another common career choice for Manufacturing Managers is to move into a Manufacturing Director role — this promotion usually pays $122K.

Manufacturing Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Manufacturing Manager


Manufacturing Managers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Lean Manufacturing, Operations Management, Project Management, and Manufacturing Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. Those listing SolidWorks as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Scheduling and Inventory Management also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Lean Manufacturing also know Production Management and Manufacturing Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Manager

Pay by Experience for a Manufacturing Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Manufacturing Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 198 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturing Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 245 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 378 salaries. A Manufacturing Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 255 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

18%

-1%

-7%

-24%

National Average: $86,036

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

Surpassing the national average by 19 percent, Manufacturing Managers in Fremont receive some of the highest pay in the country. Manufacturing Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+18 percent), Charlotte (+17 percent), San Diego (+6 percent), and Boston (+4 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Manufacturing Managers in Chicago earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are San Antonio (22 percent less) and Albuquerque (12 percent less).

Manufacturing Manager Reviews

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

Manufacturing Manager in Goshen:
"Great Company, Very Stressful."
Pros: The people are the best to work with.
Cons: Hours are very long and you never know when you're leaving.

Manufacturing Manager in Dayton:
"The brass tacs."
Pros: Work environment.
Cons: Hours, pay, management.

Manufacturing Manager in Riverside:
"Interesting. Mulitifacted."
Pros: Innovative technology and design. Corporate culture.
Cons: Constant pressure to hit the metrics.

Manufacturing Manager in Albuquerque:
"Flexability is key."
Be open to new ideas.

Manufacturing Manager in Tyler:
"Health at Work."
Prepare for high stress environment. Rewarding and challenging but dealing with so many different type personalities from so many different back grounds can make stress levels rise above typical. Short schedules with penalty clauses for on time shipment of custom designed and built products can test the most knowledgeable and skilled manager.

Manufacturing Manager in Mishawaka:
"Fe belittled, controlled, taken advantage of, discriminated u."
Pros: The People I have worked with since I first started in year 1998.
Cons:

Manufacturing Manager in Garden City:
"Better Time Management."
Stay positive and up-beat. Always treat your subordinates respectfully and fairly. Be decisive and mentor those around you for your position.

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Key Stats for Manufacturing Manager

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 318 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Manufacturing Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$86,000

▼4%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Manager Salaries





▲2%

People Management
▲1%


National Average
$86,000



Inventory Management
▼13%

Scheduling
▼19%

SolidWorks
▼45%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 318 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%