• 2019 salary survey

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      b3 jobs 2019 food manufacturing salary survey is comprised of high and low salaries together with the average plus the percentage rise or fall from 2018.

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      Position 2019 2018
      Low Change High Change Average Change Low High Average
      Factory Manager £42,000 20.0% £70,000 9.4% £57,400 4.0% £35,000 £64,000 £55,200
      General Manager £60,000 9.1% £85,000 6.3% £67,500 13.1% £55,000 £80,000 £59,700
      Operations Manager £42,000 5.0% £65,000 -23.5% £56,200 -11.4% £40,000 £85,000 £63,400
      Production Manager £24,500 2.1% £55,000 10.0% £46.700 4.2% £24,000 £50,000 £44,800
      Production Supervisor £20,000 -4.8% £32,500 -7.1% £28,300 -6.0% £21,000 £35,000 £30,100
      Planning Manager £35,000 6.1% £52,000 30.0% £42,100 8.8% £33,000 £40,000 £38,700
      Planner £26,000 -7.1% £45,000 28.6% £30,600 3.7% £28,000 £35,000 £29,500
      Supply Chain Manager £45,000 12.5% £70,000 7.7% £59,700 3.8% £40,000 £65,000 £57,500
      Warehouse Manager £44,500 -4.5% £52,500 5.0% £46,800 3.5% £40,000 £50,000 £45,200
      Warehouse Supervisor £21,000 -4.5% £28,000 12.0% £23,500 0.9% £22,000 £25,000 £23,300
      Engineering Manager £35,000 -12.5% £62,500 -26.5% £54,900 -12.6% £40,000 £85,000 £62,800
      Engineering Supervisor £38,000 15.2% £42,500 1.2% £39,600 4.2% £33,000 £42,000 £38,000
      Multi-skilled Engineer £32,000 28.0% £38,000 2.7% £36,500 0.8% £25,000 £37,000 £36,200
      Mechanical or Electrical Engineer £30,000 -6.3% £38,000 8.6% £34,200 1.8% £32,000 £35,000 £33,600
      Maintenance Engineer £32,000 6.7% £37,500 -1.3% £35,200 -1.9% £30,000 £38,000 £35,900
      Project Engineer £45,000 50.0% £58,000 -27.5% £48,100 -12.2% £30,000 £80,000 £54,800
      Development Director £72,000 2.9% £90,000 5.9% £82,400 6.9% £70,000 £85,000 £77,100
      NPD Manager £38,000 8.6% £65,000 18.2% £44,800 -4.3% £35,000 £55,000 £46,800
      Senior Supervisor / Senior NPD Tech £33,500 15.5% £45,000 12.5% £38,700 6.3% £29,000 £40,000 £36,400
      NPD Technologist £19,000 5.6% £34,000 -10.5% £25,200 -8.7% £18,000 £38,000 £27,600
      Food Technologist £22,000 22.2% £36,000 -5.3% £27,900 1.1% £18,000 £38,000 £27,600
      Development Chef £20,000 -9.1% £42,500 -15.0% £35,300 -15.8% £22,000 £50,000 £41,900
      Process Manager £35,000 -7.9% £45,000 -2.2% £39,600 -7.9% £38,000 £46,000 £43,000
      Process Technologist £22,000 10.0% £30,000 7.1% £27,500 3.0% £20,000 £28,000 £26,700
      Sales / Commercial Director £48,000 -4.0% £65,000 -9.7% £62,000 -6.3% £50,000 £72,000 £66,200
      Commercial / Sales Manager £38,000 11.8% £55,000 10.0% £48,200 3.2% £34,000 £50,000 £46,700
      National Account Manager £40,000 14.3% £60,000 9.1% £52,500 4.6% £35,000 £55,000 £50,500
      Account Manager £24,000 20.0% £37,500 -21.9% £34,100 -14.3% £20,000 £48,000 £39,800
      Business Development Manager £25,000 13.6% £42,000 -36.7% £32,600 -18.1% £22,000 £38,000 £32,600
      Sales Executive / Assistant £19,500 8.3% £25,000 4.2% £21,700 -3.1% £18,000 £24,000 £22,400
      HR Manager £35,000 -10.3% £52,000 13.0% £40,600 1.8% £39,000 £46,000 £39,900
      HR Assistant £18,500 8.8% £26,900 17.0% £23,200 8.4% £17,000 £23,000 £21,400
      Brand / Marketing Manager £35,000 12.5% £52,500 -4.5% £47,600 -9.3% £40,000 £55,000 £52,500
      Brand / Marketing Assistant £22,000 10.0% £27,500 5.8% £25,100 2.9% £20,000 £26,000 £24,400
      Purchasing Manager £35,000 16.7% £58,000 5.5% £51,700 5.7% £30,000 £55,000 £48,900
      Purchasing Assistant £18,500 2.8% £26,000 4.0% £23,600 2.6% £18,000 £25,000 £23,000
      Regulatory Affairs £35,000 -16.7% £70,000 16.7% £58,400 9.0% £42,000 £60,000 £53,600
      Specifications Technologist £24,000 9.7% £36,000 2.9% £31,500 -2.5% £22,000 £35,000 £32,300
      Senior Technical £70,000 7.7% £88,000 10.0% £74,300 2.9% £65,000 £80,000 £72,200
      Technical Manager £32,000 14.3% £65,000 -7.1% £54,300 1.1% £28,000 £70,000 £53,700
      Technical Supervisor £24,000 -4.0% £37,000 5.7% £33,100 0.3% £25,000 £35,000 £33,000
      Technical Assistant / Admin £20,000 5.3% £28,000 3.7% £25,500 3.2% £19,000 £27,000 £24,700
      Auditor £44,000 -12.0% £58,500 -2.5% £53,200 -7.5% £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
      QA Manager £26,000 -18.8% £45,500 1.1% £36,400 -6.9% £32,000 £45,000 £39,100
      QA Supervisor £24,000 9.1% £31,700 5.7% £28,600 2.1% £22,000 £30,000 £28,000
      QA Assistant / Technician £17,500 -2.8% £26,000 -13.3% £22,100 -0.5% £18,000 £30,000 £22,200
      Hygiene Manager £28,000 -6.7% £44,000 -12.0% £38,900 -7.2% £30,000 £50,000 £41,900
      Hygiene Supervisor £22,000 -4.3% £30,000 7.1% £26,800 4.7% £23,000 £28,000 £26,600