Industrial production managers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
257k
Average Age
46.3
Estimated Job Growth
0.947%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$93,078
Average Male Salary
$96,388
Average Female Salary
$81,081

About

Industrial production managers are most often employed by the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Industrial production managers was $93,078 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Industrial production managers by wage are Mechanical engineers, Biomedical & agricultural engineers, and Compensation & benefits managers.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Industrial production managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Industrial production managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Industrial production managers, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Industrial production managers are paid most in Saratoga County (Outer) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Phoenix City (Northeast Central) PUMA, AZ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$93,078
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,215

In 2020, Industrial production managers earned an average of $93,078, $37,124 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Mechanical engineers make somewhat more than Industrial production managers while Compensation & benefits managers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Industrial production managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.319
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Industrial production managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.319, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Industrial production managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Industrial production managers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Industrial production managers, by average wage, are Oil & gas extraction, Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals, and Support activities for mining.

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Industries by Share

257k
2020 Workforce
± 12,437
2.59%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.71%

The number of people employed as Industrial production managers has been growing at a rate of 2.59%, from 250,577 people in 2019 to 257,056 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Industrial production managers employed by various industries. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing employs the largest share of Industrial production managers at  4.7%, followed by Plastics product manufacturing with 3.4% and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing with 2.98%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Industrial production managers in the US. The average age of male Industrial production managers in the workforce is 46.9 and of female Industrial production managers is 44.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Industrial production managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

201k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 11,012
55.6k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,788

78.4% of Industrial production managers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Industrial production managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Industrial production managers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

75.9% of Industrial production managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 6.67% of Industrial production managers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Industrial production managers.

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Age by Sex

46.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.631
44.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.19

The median age of Industrial production managers is 46.3, and Male employees are generally 2.54 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Industrial production managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Industrial production managers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Industrial production managers hold a major in Engineering Technologies.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Industrial production managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Industrial production managers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Industrial production managers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Management of Financial Resources.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Industrial Production Managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Industrial Production Managers are expected to see a growth of 0.947% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

0.947%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Industrial Production Managers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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