How much does a Plant Manager make? The median annual Plant Manager salary is $153,706, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $130,491-$178,439, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Plant Manager in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Plant Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Plant Manager in the United States is $153,706, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Plant Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $153,706.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Plant Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Plant Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Oversees all daily operations of plant production. Keeps production at maximum capacity while working within financial controls. Ensures all required quality and regulatory standards are met. Develops processes for maximizing safety, quality, productivity and stewardship. May provide oversight to several plant level functions such as accounting, maintenance, distribution, and administration. Typically requires a bachelor's degree of Engineering or Manufacturing or its equivalent. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. View full job description