Industrial Production Managers

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

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $36.52/hr
Median: $45.86/hr
Experienced: $59.55/hr

Current Employment
588 (2017)

Projected Employment
582 (2028)

Growth for Industrial Production Managers

2017 Jobs2028 JobsChange (2018-2028)% Change (2018-2028)

Industries Employing Industrial Production Managers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2017)% of Occupation in Industry (2017)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2017)
Special Die and Tool, Die Set, Jig, and Fixture Manufacturing 366.2%1.1%
Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing345.8%1.4%
All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing 223.8%1.3%
Machine Shops233.8%1.1%
Pottery, Ceramics, and Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing 193.3%1.7%

Occupational Tasks

  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations.
  • Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.