Occupational Employment Statistics


11-3051 Industrial Production Managers

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

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 37032$44.65/hr$31.65/hr$35.90/hr$42.59/hr$50.10/hr$63.35/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining90$49.08/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities390$50.23/hr
Professional and Business Services830$78.95/hr
Education and Health Services20$48.93/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services20$45.75/hr
Public Administration90$49.49/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$52.30/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 60$42.05/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 80$45.78/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 110$52.33/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 180$46.80/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 180$40.85/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 200$42.58/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 210$48.74/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 220$45.66/hr-2.5%
Southwest Balance of State 250$39.74/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 260$41.53/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 360$42.60/hr2.6%
Northwest Minnesota 370$42.59/hr13.0%
Southeast Balance of State 420$44.69/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 560$46.38/hr4.8%
Central Minnesota 660$42.97/hr10.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,230$52.80/hr1.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,660$51.46/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,230$48.92/hr3.8%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Industrial Engineers 9,620$42.36/hr10.8%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 7,410$32.70/hr7.1%
Engineers, All Other 2,450$49.53/hr-0.3%
General and Operations Managers 46,440$45.84/hr7.4%
Construction Managers 5,340$44.57/hr8.1%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,450$27.77/hr1.2%
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 50$47.01/hr-2.7%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 5,870$35.50/hr8.0%
Managers, All Other 9,350$58.02/hrN/A
Engineering Managers 4,080$67.49/hr6.7%

  • Confer with technical and supervisory personnel to report or resolve conditions affecting biofuels plant safety, operational efficiency, and product quality.
  • Collect and analyze production samples to evaluate quality.
  • Direct operations, maintenance, or repair of hydroelectric power facilities.
  • Review biomass operations performance specifications to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise operations or maintenance employees in the production of power from biomass, such as wood, coal, paper sludge, or other waste or refuse.
  • Supervise biomass plant or substation operations, maintenance, repair, or testing activities.
  • Review statistical studies, technological advances, or regulatory standards and trends to stay abreast of issues in the field of quality control.
  • Record, review, or maintain daily logs, reports, maintenance, and other records associated with geothermal operations.
  • Supervise or monitor hydroelectric facility operations to ensure that generation or mechanical equipment conform to applicable regulations or standards.
  • Review logs, datasheets, or reports to ensure adequate production levels and safe production environments or to identify abnormalities with power production equipment or processes.