Lead Hand Salary

The average pay for a Lead Hand is $14.65 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$29,661 - $71,850
$40K
MEDIAN: $39,996
50%

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$9.23 - $29.36
$9
$15
$29
MEDIAN: $14.65
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,996  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,938 - $73,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.23 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $35.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,938 - $73,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Lead Hand

A lead hand is responsible for overseeing a group of workers assigned to them, ensuring all tasks are completed in a safe and timely manner. They are in charge of coordinating work across multiple areas and ensuring that safety protocols are followed at all times. The lead hand assists workers with issues and concerns and may be required to mentor apprentices within their trade. This professional also makes sure that all project goals and time frames are met, as well as prioritizes tasks as necessary.

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Lead Hand Tasks

  • Schedule and organize teams to meet specified quality and time goals.
  • Identify and communicate safety or time concerns due to process, materials, or site.
  • Liaise between managers and specialized workers to reach goals and raise concerns.
  • Keep track of materials and inventory needs.

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Key Stats for Lead Hand

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Lead Hand Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Experienced
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 62%
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