Plant Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Plant Manager make in the United States? The average Plant Manager salary in the United States is $161,084 as of June 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $136,736 and $186,998. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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 of Engineering or Manufacturing or its equivalent. Typically reports to top management. The Plant 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. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Plant Manager typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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