Salary for Industrial Production Managers

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Also known as:  Industrial Production Manager, Manufacturing Director, Plant Chief, Plant Manager, Plant Superintendent, Production Control Manager helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Industrial production managers are responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and resources needed to manufacture products to quality and safety specifications. This job normally requires vocational training, an associate's degree or related experience. Some employers require more than one of these or all three. Employers also require one to two years of on-the-job training after being hired.

A Industrial Production Manager can earn average salaries of between $67,100 to $181,220 depending on education and tenure levels. usually receive a pay level of one hundred and eightteen thousand one hundred and ninety dollars each year.

have the best average pay in New Jersey, where they can earn pay of close to about $146,370. These employees make the highest salary in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they receive normal pay levels of $148,550.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 49.36 percent nationwide in that time.


Industrial Production Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Health Care and Social Assistance
Accommodation and Food Services
Educational Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Other Services (except Public Administration)