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Production Manager salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a production manager is $68,459 per year in the United States. 8.9k salaries reported, updated at August 15, 2022.

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Top companies for Production Managers in United States

  1. Netflix
    695 reviews5 salaries reported
    $239,821per year
  2. $122,255per year
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Highest paying cities for Production Managers in United States

  1. Denver, CO
    $72,999 per year
    128 salaries reported
  2. Nashville, TN
    $68,531 per year
    103 salaries reported
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Where can a Production Manager earn more?

Compare salaries for Production Managers in different locations
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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 $68,459 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

Boston College
Kizuki Ramen
Union Square Donuts
Chartwells K12
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Top schools offering ServSafe

Craven Community College

144 reviews

Jamestown Community College

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

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
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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
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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.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Production Supervisor

21,708 job openings

Average $60,345 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Production Manager

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