Industrial Production Managers

7.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $52.30 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 4% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Industrial Production Managers' job openings is expected to rise 5.3% by 2030
'Industrial Production Managers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Industrial Production Managers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Industrial Production Managers' was $108,790, or $52.30 hourly
'Industrial Production Managers' are paid 159.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 179,570 people employed as Industrial Production Managers.
This represents around 0.13% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 11-3051.00

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kor (No chance) says
The management of a production line is almost entirely balancing the responsibilities of the humans and the corporation overall with the capabilities in-house - that's a tough ask when guidance is vague and 'corporate'
Aug 06, 2020 at 12:01 AM

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