Industrial Production Managers

General Information

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit91.12%
  2. Self-employed3.67%
  3. Private, not for profit2.32%
  4. State and local government1.54%
  5. Federal government1.15%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of industrial production managers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2020 to 2030, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite limited employment growth, about 13,900 openings for industrial production managers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$108,790

State-by-state Salary

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$135,410
$63,350
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 29%
  • Bachelor's degree 25%
  • Post-secondary certificate 16%
  • Some college 11%
  • Associate's degree 8%
  • Less than high school 5%
  • Post baccalaureate 2%
  • Master's degree 1%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • Education and Training
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Engineering and Technology

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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