Plant Manager Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Plant Manager

What is the average annual salary for Plant Manager?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Plant Manager may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.

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 $138,882 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Plant Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $138,882.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2015

Median $138,882
  • 10%$98,380
  • 25%$117,682
  • 75%$163,258
  • 90%$185,450

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Job Description for Plant Manager

Manages and oversees overall plant operations which may include finance, manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, materials, quality assurance/control, human resources and information systems. Makes recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations. May be required to meet certain certifications in field. Requires a bachelor's degree and 7-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to top management. View Plant Manager job description

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Categories:  Manufacturing, Skilled and Trades

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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