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Manufacturing Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$147,000
$95,000
$147,000
$228,000
Did you know that the average manufacturing director makes $147,858 per year? That's valued at $71.09 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $95,000 and $228,000, meaning manufacturing directors have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most manufacturing directors find a job with pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies, while others work for technology, health care, and retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Nevada, Idaho and Washington are the top states in the U.S. to pay manufacturing directors the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Kent, WA
$162,632
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Map of Manufacturing Director Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Manufacturing Directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Manufacturing Director Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Nevada, Idaho and Washington, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for manufacturing directors. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Alaska.

City
Average Salary
Rohnert Park, CA
Rohnert Park, CA
$170,909
$171k
Kent, WA
Kent, WA
$162,632
$163k
Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth, TX
$153,944
$154k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$151,361
$151k
Monroe, LA
Monroe, LA
$151,164
$151k
Bloomington, IN
Bloomington, IN
$150,559
$151k
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO
$145,538
$146k
Manassas, VA
Manassas, VA
$145,034
$145k
Hagerstown, MD
Hagerstown, MD
$142,780
$143k
Cambridge, MA
Cambridge, MA
$142,592
$143k

High Paying Manufacturing Director Jobs

Average Manufacturing Director Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a manufacturing director, being employed by a company such as Microsoft or Tesla would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Bergstrom and Sabert also report highly competitive salaries for manufacturing directors.

Company
Average Salary
$167,139
$167k
$150,210
$150k
$145,992
$146k
$141,713
$142k
$138,218
$138k
$127,019
$127k

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Manufacturing Director Salary History

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    Average Manufacturing Director Pay By Industry

    The salary for a manufacturing director can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for manufacturing directors tend to be found in technology, health care, and retail companies. In fact, manufacturing directors can make a yearly salary of $160,228 while working for technology companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Technology
    Technology
    $160,228
    $160k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $158,599
    $159k
    Retail
    Retail
    $150,932
    $151k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $146,925
    $147k
    Pharmaceutical
    Pharmaceutical
    $146,015
    $146k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $143,608
    $144k

    Recently Added Manufacturing Director Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Director of Manufacturing
    Director of Manufacturing
    Fremont, CA
    Fremont, CA
    09/23/2020
    09/23/2020
    $195,000
    $195,000
    09/23/2020
    Masiello Employment Services
    Masiello Employment Services
    Director of Manufacturing #12318
    Director of Manufacturing #12318
    Director of Manufacturing #12318
    Brattleboro, VT
    Brattleboro, VT
    06/12/2020
    06/12/2020
    $90,000
    $90,000
    06/12/2020
    Director of Manufacturing
    Director of Manufacturing
    San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio, TX
    04/27/2020
    04/27/2020
    $125,000
    $125,000
    04/27/2020
    Director of FP&A-Manufacturing
    Director of FP&A-Manufacturing
    King of Prussia, PA
    King of Prussia, PA
    02/14/2020
    02/14/2020
    $170,000
    $170,000
    02/14/2020
    Manufacturing Director
    Manufacturing Director
    Lanham, MD
    Lanham, MD
    12/10/2019
    12/10/2019
    $95,000
    $95,000
    12/10/2019
    Manufacturing Director
    Manufacturing Director
    Commerce City, CO
    Commerce City, CO
    11/22/2019
    11/22/2019
    $130,000
    $130,000
    11/22/2019
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pennsylvania
    Manufacturing Director
    Manufacturing Director
    Manufacturing Director
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    10/25/2019
    10/25/2019
    $72,837
    $72,837
    10/25/2019
    MBL International Corporation
    MBL International Corporation
    Director of Manufacturing
    Director of Manufacturing
    Director of Manufacturing
    Des Plaines, IL
    Des Plaines, IL
    09/18/2019
    09/18/2019
    $145,000
    $145,000
    09/18/2019
    Manufacturing Director
    Manufacturing Director
    White, GA
    White, GA
    07/08/2019
    07/08/2019
    $130,000
    $130,000
    07/08/2019
    Confidential Company
    Confidential Company
    Manufacturing Director
    Manufacturing Director
    Manufacturing Director
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    06/11/2019
    06/11/2019
    $170,000
    $170,000
    06/11/2019