|Quick Facts: Industrial Production Managers|
|2014 Median Pay||
$92,470 per year
$44.46 per hour
|Typical Entry-Level Education||Bachelor's degree|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||5 years or more|
|Number of Jobs, 2014||173,400|
|Job Outlook, 2014-24||-4% (Decline)|
|Employment Change, 2014-24||-6,300|
Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants. They coordinate, plan, and direct the activities used to create a wide range of goods, such as cars, computer equipment, or paper products.
Most industrial production managers work full time, and almost half worked more than 40 hours per week in 2014.
Industrial production managers typically need a bachelor’s degree and several years of related work experience.
The median annual wage for industrial production managers was $92,470 in May 2014.
Employment of industrial production managers is projected to decline 4 percent from 2014 to 2024. Most of these managers are employed in various manufacturing industries, and may experience growth or decline along with the industries in which they are employed.
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