Average Early-Career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Leadership Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Early-Career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Leadership skills is $74,298.
MEDIAN $74,298
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$49k - $114k
$503 - $20k
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$375 - $19k
$0 - $7k
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$44k - $122k

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Plant Manager, Manufacturing
Operations Manager
General / Operations Manager
Director of Operations
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Popular Skills for Plant Manager, Manufacturing

Skills in Operations Management and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Job Scheduling, 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 $66,085 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,948 based on 467 salaries. An experienced Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,368 based on 815 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,108.
Employees with Plant Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Columbus, Ohio earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Salt Lake City, Utah (21.7% more) and Orlando, Florida (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (32.7% less), Elkhart, Indiana (31.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.8% less).

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