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Chemical Plant Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$117,713 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Plant Manager is $117,713 a year and $57 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Plant Manager is between $82,389 and $146,218. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemical Plant Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages and coordinates production, distribution, warehousing, and marketing activities in accordance with policies, principles, and procedures.
  • Confers with customers and industrial representatives to evaluate and promote possibilities for improved and expanded services in area.
  • Develops plans for efficient machine, manpower, and material utilization.
Chemical Plant Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Production Managers

Job family population: 171,520

Estimated population of Chemical Plant Manager jobs: 6,120

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Chemical Plant Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Manager
Apr 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Pelichem Associates
Well-established, family-owned lubricants and additives manufacturer in the Chicago area is seeking a Plant Manager to run a small chemical batch processing operation. My client has a newly created ...
Plant Manager
Jun 24
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
PeopleScout for Goodyear
We are seeking a Plant Manager to join our team! You will oversee the activities of a team of production workers. Responsibilities: * Coordinate the daily activities of the production and operation ...
Plant Manager (in SD)
Jun 19
Waukegan, IL, USA
Mfg Services
Plant Manager (in SD) We are searching to fill a full time Plant Manager position with a non-union manufacturer located in the eastern side of South Dakota. · Pay range is $80k to $100k per year ...
Plant Manager
Jun 18
La Porte, IN, USA
Summation Talent Group
Plant Manager We are seeking individuals who have a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a manufacturing environment, as well as the passion to put that experience to work to lead a plant ...
R&D Commercialization Manager
May 15
Kankakee, IL, USA
Basic American Foods
This plant is owned by Basic American, Inc., so it has the stability of larger ownership, but is ... Bachelor of Science or MS preferably in Chemical Engineering5 to 10 years of food science with ...
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