How much does a Plant General Manager make in the United States? The average Plant General Manager salary in the United States is $188,210 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $155,133 and $216,358. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $155,133 10% $125,018 90% $241,985 75% $216,358 $188,210 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Plant General Manager

Plant General Manager directs, manages, and optimizes the overall operations of one or more plants or other production facilities. Sets policies and makes decisions guiding productivity, quality, and cost efficiency of plant operations. Being a Plant General Manager establishes systems to collect metrics, analyze productivity and set performance targets that will meet revenue and cost goals. Leads the development and deployment of manufacturing practices focused on quality and continuous improvement. Additionally, Plant General Manager ensures robust plant safety and security procedures and training are in place and that operations are in compliance with all required regulations. Leads any labor relations activities involving the plant. Directs plant level support functions including finance, engineering, materials, quality assurance, and human resources to ensure alignment with overall plant operations. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or related field. Typically reports to senior management. The Plant General Manager 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. To be a Plant General Manager typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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