The average salary for a Plant Superintendent with Operations Management skills is $80,889.
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Job Description for Plant Superintendent
A plant superintendent is responsible for overseeing all aspects of their plant, including budget, maintenance, quality control, receiving and shipping, and day-to-day operations. They frequently prepare the plant’s budget for the year, as well as recruit and hire direct subordinates. Other tasks performed by the plant superintendent include tracking plant maintenance, monitoring costs and expenses, ensuring quality standards are met, and working with staff on the plant floor to directly oversee…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Plant Superintendent
The top respondents for the job title Plant Superintendent are from the companies Archer Daniels Midland Company, International Paper Co and Allegheny Technologies Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at International Paper Co where the average pay is $82,541. Allegheny Technologies Inc. pays the lowest at around $81,120.
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Popular Skills for Plant Superintendent
Skills in People Management and Plant Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Lean Manufacturing, 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 $72,617 based on 5 salaries. An early career Plant Superintendent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,552 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Plant Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,586 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Plant Superintendent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,880 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,055.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Plant Superintendent in their job title in New Orleans, Louisiana earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.8% less) and Portland, Indiana (1.0% less).
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