Average Entry-Level Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Production Management Skills Salary

$66,913
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$0
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$3,931
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Plant Manager, Manufacturing with Production Management skills is $66,913.
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$49k
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$67k
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$95k
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MEDIAN $66,913
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United States (change)
Salary
$49k - $95k
Profit Sharing
$773 - $19k
Commission
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$40k - $95k

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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 Operations Management, Lean Manufacturing and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management and Leadership.

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 $70,470 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. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,997.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,136 survey responses.
Early Career
16.9%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
31.5%
Late Career
33.7%