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Food Processing Plant Manager Salary

$76,927 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$4,577

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Food Processing Plant Manager is $76,927 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Food Processing Plant Manager is between $54,782 and $95,086. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Food Processing Plant Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and coordinates activities of food processing plant: contacts buyers or growers to arrange for purchasing or harvesting and delivery of agricultural products, seafoods, meat, or other raw materials to plant for processing.
  • Directs, through subordinate supervisory personnel, workers engaged in processing, canning, freezing, storing, and shipping food products.
  • Directs and coordinates activities concerned with dismantling, moving, installing, or repairing of machines and equipment.
  • Approves plant payroll and payments for purchased materials or products.
  • Estimates quantities of foods for processing required and orders foods, materials, supplies, and equipment needed.
  • Hires, transfers, and discharges employees.
  • May provide suppliers with transportation to expedite delivery of purchased products or supplies to plant.
  • May arrange for freezing of packaged products by other food processing plants.
  • May negotiate with suppliers or growers prices to be paid for purchases.
Food Processing Plant Manager Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Industrial Production Managers

Job family population: 181,310

Estimated population of Food Processing Plant Manager jobs: 7,104

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$89,180
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Food Processing Plant Manager Job Listings for United States

Plant Manager, Food Processing
Nov 26
Sublimity, OR, USA
Randstad USA
... Â· Plant scheduling · Labor scheduling · Inventory management · Facility maintenance ... Qualifications: · A minimum of 5 years experience in food processing/handling · Minimum 2 years ...
Plant Manager
Nov 7
us
Santini Foods, Inc.
Technical skills in food processing/GMP techniques, process improvements, and materials management. * Experience with dairy preferred. * Business, Analytical and Financial Acumen Required. * Strong ...
Plant Manager
Oct 7
Fresno, CA, USA
MT North America, Inc
Assure that the equipment and tools used in the processes of the plant activities are well ... of food, consumer products or other related manufacturing experience. * 5+ years of managing ...
Plant Manager
Dec 2
Lacey, WA, USA
Successful and Growing Manufacturer
We are looking for a talented Plant Manager to oversee all aspects of production, batch making ... Identifying and resolving process issues related to quality, productivity, scheduling, workflow and ...
Plant Manager - Industrial Machinery OEM
Nov 25
Tacoma, WA, USA
Globe Machine
The Plant Manager is one of Globe's critical leadership positions and is a member of the strategic ... Continuous Improvement & Process Efficiencies • Establish workflow and assembly methods ...

The average pay for a Food Processing Plant Manager is $76,927 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Food Processing Plant Manager is between $54,782 and $95,086. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Food Processing Plant Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Plant Manager, Food Processing
Nov 26
Sublimity, OR, USA
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... Â· Plant scheduling · Labor scheduling · Inventory management · Facility maintenance ... Qualifications: · A minimum of 5 years experience in food processing/handling · Minimum 2 years ...
Plant Manager
Nov 7
us
Santini Foods, Inc.
Technical skills in food processing/GMP techniques, process improvements, and materials management. * Experience with dairy preferred. * Business, Analytical and Financial Acumen Required. * Strong ...
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