Lead Operator Operations Salary

Lead Operators of Operations in the United States take home approximately $18.55 per hour on average. Final cash compensation to Lead Operators of Operations varies from around $28K to approximately $76K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $3K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Lead Operators of Operations claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,767 - $113,427
$31K
$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $64,964
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$12.58 - $29.07
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MEDIAN: $18.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,767 - $113,427  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,972  
Total Pay (?
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$28,358 - $75,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $29.07  
   
Overtime
$17.93 - $44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,972  
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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$28,358 - $75,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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Job Description for Lead Operator Operations

  • Train and supervise operators, ensuring schedules are followed and compliance goals met.
  • Resolve emergencies, complex problems, and work flow stoppages.
  • Document activities, problems, and metrics.
  • Analyze work flow and processes to identify areas for improvement.

Common Career Paths for Lead Operator Operations


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Though not the most common occurrence, Lead Operators of Operations sometimes become Operations Managers, where the average income is $59K per year. Lead Operators of Operations typically move into roles as Manufacturing Production Supervisors or Production Supervisors, and those positions pay $7K more and $7K more, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Operator Operations

Pay by Experience for a Lead Operator Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Operator Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Operator Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Lead Operator Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 46 salaries. A Lead Operator Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Lead Operator Operations

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Lead Operator Operations Salaries

▲52%

▲19%

National Average
$43,000

▼4%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Lead Operator Operations Salaries


National Average
$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%