Production Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$74,000
$49,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$113,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a production manager make?
Production Managers in America make an average salary of $74,869 per year or $35.99 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $49,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $113,000. Most Production Manager jobs are in Manufacturing companies and Professional companies. Washington, Colorado, Maine, California, and Nevada are some of the states with the best Production Manager salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Production Manager is 4.3 years.

Average Production Manager Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Production Manager in the USA is $74,869 annually or $35.99 hourly. Seattle, WA reports the highest annual salary for Production Managers at 112,723. The average starting salary in Seattle, WA for Production Managers is $67,000. Washington, Colorado, Maine, California, and Nevada are the highest paying states. Maryland, Hawaii, Florida, South Carolina, and Virginia have the lowest reported salaries for Production Managers.

Map of Production Manager Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Production Manager Salary By Company

There is good job security in Production Manager positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Manufacturing companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Production Managers. Microsoft and Apple are the best paying companies for Production Managers. Also, companies like Google and Occidental Petroleum pay their Production Managers very well.
Company
Average Salary
$152,211
$152k
$148,812
$149k
$137,702
$138k
$119,870
$120k
$117,987
$118k

Average Production Manager Pay By Industry

Wages for Production Managers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Automotive companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Production Managers. Technology companies pay their Production Managers the highest wages, averaging $82,586 per year. Automotive companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $79,218 and $77,724, respectively. The average salary for Production Managers in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $64,160.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$82,586
$83k
Automotive
Automotive
$79,218
$79k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$77,724
$78k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$71,752
$72k
Media
Media
$71,196
$71k
Retail
Retail
$64,160
$64k

Production Manager Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Production Manager Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Production Manager can range from $77,428 to $109,491 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Production Manager Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Production Manager
04/27/2020
$37,566
University of South Carolina
Production Manager III
04/25/2020
$40,759
Production Manager
04/17/2020
$33,392
Production Manager (NEC)
04/10/2020
$35,000
Production Manager
04/10/2020
$40,000
Production Manager
04/09/2020
$60,000
Production Manager-Auburn, NY Area
04/01/2020
$50,000
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Production Manager
03/30/2020
$37,566
Production Manager
03/27/2020
$50,000
Production Manager
03/27/2020
$135,655
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