Average Early-Career Plant Superintendent with Operations Management Skills Salary

$79,552
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,500
Bonus
$1,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Plant Superintendent with Operations Management skills is $79,552.
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$57k
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$98k
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MEDIAN $79,552
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Salary
$57k - $98k
Bonus
$1k - $18k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $3k
Total Pay
$53k - $101k

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Job Description for Plant Superintendent

Plant Superintendent Tasks
  • Oversee day-to-day manufacturing and processes of the plant.
  • Analyze data to pinpoint weaknesses in manufacturing and compile data reports.
  • Identify problems with manufacturing process and recommend improvements for optimum productivity.
  • Enforce all state and federal regulations in regards to plant operation and employee safety.
  • Manage all plant personnel under Plant Manager, acting as Plant Manager in absence.

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Plant Superintendent
Plant Manager, Manufacturing
Operations Manager
Production Supervisor
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Plant Superintendent

Skills in People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance and Production Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Plant Superintendent

An entry-level Plant Superintendent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,419 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Plant Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,501 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Plant Superintendent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,961 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,497.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 207 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Mid Career
29.0%
Experienced
34.8%
Late Career
33.8%