The average salary for a Late-Career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Production Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $87,150.
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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 People Management, Operations Management, Leadership and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Job Scheduling.
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 $85,976 based on 10 salaries.
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Employees with Plant Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 51.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas (38.6% more) and Elkhart, Indiana (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (9.8% less), Grand Rapids, Michigan (5.3% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.8% less).
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