The average salary for an Early-Career Plant Manager, Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois is $75,394.
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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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Skills that pay less than market rate include Production Management, Leadership and Job Scheduling.
Pay by Experience Level for Plant Manager, Manufacturing
A mid-career Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,329 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Plant Manager, Manufacturing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,758 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,736.
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Employees with Plant Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in Salt Lake City, Utah earn an average of 21.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Columbus, Ohio (16.1% more) and Houston, Texas (15.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Elkhart, Indiana (17.2% less), Phoenix, Arizona (7.2% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.8% less).
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