The average pay for a Lead Hand is $14.50 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$30,000 - $79,850
(Median)
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$41K
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MEDIAN: $41,000
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$9.14 - $28.00
(Median)
$9
$15
$28
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,000  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
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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$19,285 - $77,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $28.00  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $37.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
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).
)
$19,285 - $77,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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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Experience Affects Lead Hand Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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