Plant Maintenance Manager Salary

Plant Maintenance Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — around three in four have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $43K to $108K per year, median earnings come to $79K per year. Total cash compensation to Plant Maintenance Managers approaches anywhere from $43K on the lower end to $108K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $14K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Plant Maintenance Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$49,972 - $106,041
$50K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,340
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$15.03 - $31.70
$15
$24
$32
MEDIAN: $24.22
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$0$109K
Salary $49,972 - $106,041
Bonus $0.00 - $15,425
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,891
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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$43,598 - $109,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 194
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $15.03 - $31.70
Overtime $22.57 - $44.46
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,425
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,891
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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$43,598 - $109,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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Job Description for Plant Maintenance Manager

The plant maintenance manager supervises a maintenance staff that ensures the facility functions at peak efficiency. The maintenance staff repairs equipment, performs regular inspections, ensures employee safety, and audits the operating efficiency of the facility’s automated processes and machinery. The plant maintenance manager hires and schedules a team of maintenance workers based upon the needs of the facility and plant machinery. The manager schedules maintenance work in a way that causes minimal operating disruptions on the plant floor. They review automated performance data and assess it to ensure the machinery is working as intended and at peak efficiency.

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Plant Maintenance Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate with outside contractors to perform activities, repairs, preventive maintenance on building equipment, and building and grounds appearance.
  • Purchase and manage all related maintenance supplies and plant equipment repair parts for all equipment in facility.
  • Oversee and direct maintenance personnel, equipment installation, facilities equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Inspect and evaluate physical plant, grounds, and related equipment.

Common Career Paths for Plant Maintenance Manager


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Many Plant Maintenance Managers move into a Plant Manager of Manufacturing role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Plant Managers of Manufacturing on average bring in a similar salary to Plant Maintenance Managers. Plant Maintenance Managers most often move into Building & Facility Manager or Maintenance Director roles. However, the former pays $23K less on average, and the latter pays $16K less.

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Popular Skills for Plant Maintenance Manager


Plant Maintenance Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Electronic Design Automation, Engineering Design, and Plant Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Electronic Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation. Most people skilled in Plant Maintenance are similarly competent in Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Plant Maintenance Manager

Pay by Experience for a Plant Maintenance Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Plant Maintenance Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plant Maintenance Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Plant Maintenance Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 113 salaries. A Plant Maintenance Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 100 salaries.

Plant Maintenance Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Plant Maintenance Manager?

Plant Maintenance Manager in Springfield:
"Being able to build your own team."
Pros: Its great being able to build your own team and help the plant reach its goal. Its also great being able to provide a much need service to the public.
Cons: The worst thing I can think of about my present position is the long hours and the phone calls from people when I am not there.

Plant Maintenance Manager in Fort Worth:
Pros: Challenging, diversified, given room to excel with my strong skill and improvements.
Cons: Stress levels increasing.

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Key Stats for Plant Maintenance Manager

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries

▲4%

National Average
$76,000

▼3%

▼5%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Plant Maintenance Manager Salaries


Electronic Design Automation
▲2%



National Average
$76,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%
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