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Lead Operator Operations Salary

Lead Operators of Operations in the United States take home approximately $18.43 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Lead Operators of Operations survey respondents are men (75 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,433 - $92,456
(Median)
$33K
$53K
$92K
MEDIAN: $53,136
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$12.36 - $31.32
(Median)
$12
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,433 - $92,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,832  
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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$29,289 - $79,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $31.32  
   
Overtime
$16.09 - $48.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,832  
   
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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$29,289 - $79,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 198

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Job Description for Lead Operator Operations

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

Common Career Paths for Lead Operator Operations


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There are some Lead Operators of Operations — though it's uncommon — that transition into Operations Managers, where earnings are an average $59K annually. Lead Operators of Operations moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Manufacturing Production Supervisors or Production Supervisors. The median paychecks in those roles are $5K higher and $4K higher, respectively.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Lead Operators of Operations who took the survey. Operations Management and Team Leadership are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Team Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Operator Operations

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Lead Operators of Operations generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average inexperienced worker earns $38K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $43K. Lead Operators of Operations with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $47K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $60K.

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Experience Affects Lead Operator Operations Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Lead Operator Operations Salaries


National Average
$45,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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