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Financial Manager Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of financial managers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial manager salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Financial Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial managers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) financial managers is $207,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $121,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $71,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial managers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Financial Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of financial managers in 108 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for financial manager occupations is the manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media industry with an annual salary $156,200. The lowest paying industry is the veneer, plywood, and engineered wood product manufacturing industry (annual salary $90,930). For detailed financial manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Tobacco Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Footwear Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Fabric Mills
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Animal Food Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Textile Furnishings Mills
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
Food Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Beverage Manufacturing
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Forging and Stamping
Other Textile Product Mills
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


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