The average salary for an Experienced Plant Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois is $98,097.
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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
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Skills in Leadership and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management, Production Management and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Plant Manager, Manufacturing
An early career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,394 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,329 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,736.
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Employees with Plant Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (16.9% more) and Detroit, Michigan (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (5.9% less).
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