How much does a Plant Operations Manager make? The median annual Plant Operations Manager salary is $128,835, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $112,423-$148,233, 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 Operations Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Plant Operations Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Plant Operations Manager in the United States is $128,835, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Plant Operations Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $128,835.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Plant Operations Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Plant Operations Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2017
Oversees daily activities of the plant production operations. Develops and manages production schedules to meet internal volume, cost and quality goals. Analyzes production metrics and makes recommendations for improvements and solutions to issues that are identified. Oversees staffing and development of all production supervisors and staff. Ensures safe operations and adherence to regulatory requirements. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to top management. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. View full job description