1. Home
  2. Career Explorer
  3. Production Manager
  4. Salaries
Content has loaded

Production manager salary in United States

How much does a Production Manager make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $79,311
Low $53,070
High $118,529
Non-cash benefit
View more benefits

The average salary for a production manager is $79,311 per year in the United States. 9k salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023

Is this useful?

Top companies for Production Managers in United States

  1. Dunson and Associates
    12 reviews10 salaries reported
    $90,404per year
  2. $64,638per year
Is this useful?

Highest paying cities for Production Managers near United States

  1. Portland, OR
    $98,405 per year
    42 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $90,850 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $89,337 per year
    25 salaries reported
  1. Cleveland, OH
    $82,396 per year
    64 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $78,633 per year
    50 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $77,482 per year
    112 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $75,915 per year
    83 salaries reported
  2. Fort Myers, FL
    $71,155 per year
    30 salaries reported
  3. Oklahoma City, OK
    $66,869 per year
    27 salaries reported
Is this useful?

Where can a Production Manager earn more?

Compare salaries for Production Managers in different locations
Explore Production Manager openings
Is this useful?

Best-paid skills and qualifications for Production Managers

Most recommended certification


(earn +10.51% more)

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 35.58% since 2018. Production Managers with this certification earn +10.51% more than the average base salary, which is $79,311 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
2012488increase by 488
2013824increase by 68.85%
2014700decrease by 15.05%
2015506decrease by 27.71%
2016700increase by 38.34%
2017340decrease by 51.43%
2018430increase by 26.47%
2019583increase by 35.58%

Top companies hiring Production Managers with the recommended certification

Paul Davis Restoration
ASM Global
Live Nation
Warner Bros. Discovery
Is this useful?
Top skills
Project Management Software
Top fields of study
Food Science Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
69 jobs73
2 jobs2
89 jobs97
87 jobs93
41 jobs48
Is this useful?

Most common benefits for Production Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel card
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
Is this useful?

Salary satisfaction

Based on 5,933 ratings

60% of Production Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

Is this useful?

How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Plant Manager

Job openings

Average $111,186 per year

Manufacturing Supervisor

Job openings

Average $73,704 per year

Is this useful?

Common questions about salaries for a Production Manager

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a production manager?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a production manager, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

Was this answer helpful?

How much do similar professions to Production Manager get paid?

Check the below indeed career pages for the detailed pay ranges for the similar professions to Production Manager here:

Was this answer helpful?

Career insights

Frequently searched careers

Registered Nurse

Police Officer

Software Engineer


Truck Driver

Administrative Assistant


Real Estate Agent

Nursing Assistant



Dental Hygienist