The average salary for a Mid-Career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Operations Management skills is $88,675.
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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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Popular Skills for Plant Manager, Manufacturing
Skills in Lean Manufacturing and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management, Production Management and Leadership.
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 $69,344 based on 21 salaries. An early career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,951 based on 298 salaries. An experienced Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,202 based on 750 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,546.
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Employees with Plant Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (24.0% more) and Richmond, Virginia (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (26.6% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.0% less).
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