Lead Operator Operations Salary

For Lead Operators of Operations, hourly average wages total $18.13 per hour. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Lead Operators of Operations who answered the questionnnaire. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,609 - $96,859

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$12.43 - $31.88

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$31,609 - $96,859  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,857  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $2,700  
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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$29,200 - $79,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $31.88  
   
Overtime
$17.83 - $48.37  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,857  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $2,700  
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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$29,200 - $79,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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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.

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Lead Operators of Operations do not often transition into Operations Manager roles. The role averages $59K per year. 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 $6K higher and $5K higher, respectively.

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Survey takers who work as Lead Operators of Operations report a focused set of job skills. Operations Management and Team Leadership are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $38K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $42K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $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 35%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Lead Operator Operations Salaries


National Average
$45,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
28%
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: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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