Lead Hand Salary

The average wage for a Lead Hand is $14.65 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$30,252 - $64,806
$41K
MEDIAN: $40,976
50%

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$9.35 - $25.53
$9
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $14.65
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,976  
   
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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$20,040 - $72,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.35 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$18.21 - $27.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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).
)
$20,040 - $72,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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

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

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Key Stats for Lead Hand

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Lead Hand Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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