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 41069$45.22/hr$30.55/hr$36.23/hr$44.28/hr$53.09/hr$61.83/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining80$49.37/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities430$51.46/hr
Professional and Business Services820$83.51/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Other Services50$39.78/hr
Public Administration70$54.50/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$56.61/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 50$44.18/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 80$54.48/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 120$55.35/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 130$46.91/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 170$44.70/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 170$43.22/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 190$46.38/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 210$45.50/hr-2.5%
Southwest Balance of State 240$38.07/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 340$44.00/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 370$44.24/hr2.6%
Northwest Minnesota 410$44.28/hr13.0%
Southeast Balance of State 430$45.14/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 450$45.72/hr4.8%
Central Minnesota 620$42.86/hr10.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,410$54.46/hr1.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,810$53.11/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,370$49.73/hr3.8%

  • 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.