Average Late-Career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Production Management Skills Salary

$88,997
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,302
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Production Management skills is $88,997.
10%
$58k
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$89k
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$139k
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MEDIAN $88,997
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Salary
$58k - $139k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $14k
Total Pay
$57k - $150k

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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

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

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 $66,913 based on 20 salaries. An early career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,470 based on 361 salaries. A mid-career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,109 based on 383 salaries. An experienced Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,150 based on 672 salaries.
Employees with Plant Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 46.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas (35.7% more) and Dallas, Texas (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (27.0% less), Grand Rapids, Michigan (8.2% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,436 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
25.1%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
46.8%