Average Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Production Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$84,471
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$5,057
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The average salary for a Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Production Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $84,471.
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$59k
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$84k
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$127k
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MEDIAN $84,471
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Salary
$59k - $127k
Bonus
$1k - $35k
Total Pay
$59k - $140k

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Job Description for Plant Manager, Manufacturing

Plant Manager, Manufacturing Tasks
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of production facility, including maintenance, quality assurance, design, engineering and administration.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities between departments.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods, such as inspectors, machine setters, and fabricators.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Plant Manager, Manufacturing. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Plant Manager, Manufacturing
Operations Manager
Director of Operations
General / Operations Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Plant Manager, Manufacturing

Skills in Leadership, Operations Management, People Management, Budget Management and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $70,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,873 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,150.
Employees with Plant Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Early Career
25.0%
Experienced
35.7%
Late Career
39.3%