The average salary for an Experienced Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Process Improvement skills is $96,488.
Is Plant Manager, Manufacturing your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
$60k - $138k
$1k - $30k
$493 - $15k
$57k - $158k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Plant Manager, Manufacturing
Manufacturing plant managers combine oversight of day-to-day manufacturing operations with "birds-eye" analysis of efficiency and productivity. Manufacturing plant managers also ensure safety policies are enforced stringently and set identifiable goals and objectives for staff. While face-to-face interactions are an essential part of the position, a crucial component of the job is communicating with upper management on trends on plant performance, forecasts for future performances, and other iss…Read more
Plant Manager, Manufacturing Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Plant Manager, Manufacturing
Skills in Leadership, Operations Management and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management and Production Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Plant Manager, Manufacturing
An entry-level Plant Manager, Manufacturing with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,868 based on 15 salaries. An early career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,056 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,684 based on 137 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,779.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Plant Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (25.4% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (21.5% more).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 463 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$41k - $102k
$28k - $55k
$33k - $67k
$32k - $70k
$48k - $111k
$53k - $98k
$28k - $52k
$34k - $69k
$38k - $77k
$42k - $76k