How much does a Plant Manager make in the United States? The average Plant Manager salary in the United States is $165,274 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $140,292 and $191,857. 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. 

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Plant Manager oversees all daily operations of plant production. Keeps production at maximum capacity while working within financial controls. Being a Plant Manager ensures all required quality and regulatory standards are met. Develops processes for maximizing safety, quality, productivity and stewardship. Additionally, Plant Manager may provide oversight to several plant level functions such as accounting, maintenance, distribution, and administration. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering or equivalent. Typically reports to senior management. The Plant Manager manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Plant Manager typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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