How much does a Plant Operations Manager make? The median annual Plant Operations Manager salary is $126,322, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $110,236-$145,333, 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 $126,322, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Plant Operations Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $126,322.
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 October 2016
Under the direction of a Plant Manager, oversees the daily production operations of the plant. Monitors operations for efficiency and safety, ensuring that all applicable regulatory requirements are met/followed. Develops production schedules to meet internal goals as well as expectations of customers. Oversees production staff, including hiring/training of personnel. May be required to meet certain certifications in field. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 8 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. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to top management. View full job description