Plant Manager Salary in the US

$93,650
per year
per month
$7,800
per month
per year
Bonus
$10,400/year
Commission
$8,200/year
Profit Sharing
$3,380/year
Bonus
$870/month
Commission
$680/month
Profit Sharing
$280/month

Plant Manager - Average Salary

The average salary for a Plant Manager is $93,650 per year ($7,800 per month), which is $40,160 (+75%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Plant Manager can expect an average starting salary of $61,470. The highest salaries can exceed $147,830.
$61,470
Low
$93,650
Average salary
$147,830
High
$5,120
Low
$7,800
Average salary
$12,320
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
$0
$108,300
$216,680
Salary$61,470 - 147,830
Bonus$1,500 - 27,800
Commission$0 - 21,300
Profit Sharing$0 - 19,750
Total Pay$62,970 - 216,680
$0
$9,030
$18,050
Salary$5,120 - 12,320
Bonus$120 - 2,320
Commission$0 - 1,770
Profit Sharing$0 - 1,640
Total Pay$5,240 - 18,050

Plant Manager Salary Range

Low
$61,470
Average salary
$93,650
Senior
$121,450
High
$147,830
Low
$5,120
Average salary
$7,800
Senior
$10,120
High
$12,320
Among Plant Managers in the US, assistant plant managers tend to have the lowest salaries, while concrete plant managers, chemical plant managers and power plant managers enjoy the highest salaries.

Plant Manager - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Power Plant Manager$100K/year
+7% 
Chemical Plant Manager$98K/year
+5% 
Concrete Plant Manager$96K/year
+2% 
Food Plant Manager$92K/year
 -2%
Assistant Plant Manager$67K/year
 -28%

Plant Manager - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Plant Manager with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $68,640 per year. A mid level Plant Manager with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $78,420, while a Senior Plant Manager with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $99,470. Plant Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn $103,780 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Plant Manager

Late Career▲ +11%
Senior▲ +6%
Average Salary$93,650/year
Mid Level▼ -16%
Entry Level▼ -27%

Gender Breakdown

Female
27%
Male
73%

Plant Manager - Jobs by Location

Plant Manager - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Plant Manager jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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