Entry-Level Production Manager, Manufacturing Salary

Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers pull down an average of $60K per year. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers range from $35K on the low end to $86K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $8K, respectively. Some workers in this field — just under a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Most Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers survey respondents are men (78 percent). The majority of Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,306 - $85,461
$40K
$60K
$85K
MEDIAN: $60,421
10%
50%
90%

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$12.51 - $25.56
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.66
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$0$86K
Salary $40,306 - $85,461
Bonus $15.00 - $10,115
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,085
Commission $1,017
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,322 - $86,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,236
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.51 - $25.56
Overtime $19.43 - $38.71
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $15.00 - $10,115
Commission $1,017
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,085
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,322 - $86,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 339

Production Manager, Manufacturing Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,584

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers, working in the bustling city of Charlotte has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers will also find cushy salaries in Kansas City (+24 percent), Houston (+24 percent), Denver (+16 percent), and Minneapolis (+16 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Manufacturing Production Manager's salary, with San Diego Entry-Level Manufacturing Production Managers earning salaries that are 25 percent less than the national average. Employers in Indianapolis and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Production Manager, Manufacturing Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Mountain Home:
"Obtaining Success."
Focus on results through your team. They will be successful as you help them. In turn you will be successful as they are successful.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in 76117:
"Now your worth."
Negotiate everything you want In the application process and get it in writing.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Longmont:
"Stress level."
Be a very good and proficient multi tasker and good with managing people.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Salem:
"You will always be on call."
Prepare to work and be available at all times.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Melbourne:
"S."
Be organised. Regularly inspect the workplace to ensure the standard you expect is being achieved.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Sandusky:
"Trust those around you."
People are the greatest resource production managers utilize. Trust and develop those around you as often as possible.

Production Manager, Manufacturing in Quincy:
"It's a process for anybody."
Take pride in yourself and it will show in your work.

Key Stats for Production Manager, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 340 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
28%

Skills That Affect Production Manager, Manufacturing Salaries



Process Improvement
▲4%

▲3%


National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Strategic Planning
▼2%

Project Management
▼4%


Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Scheduling
▼7%

Job Scheduling
▼8%



Machine Operation
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 340 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%