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Machine Shop Supervisor Salary

Machine Shop Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with nearly three in four bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $63K per year on average but can range from $43K to $83K per year. Total incomes of Machine Shop Supervisors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $43K and $83K. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,152 - $88,839
(Median)
$45K
$63K
$89K
MEDIAN: $63,234
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90%

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$17.84 - $31.26
(Median)
$18
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,152 - $88,839  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,168  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $10,137  
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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$42,551 - $83,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.84 - $31.26  
   
Overtime
$25.51 - $39.85  
National Annualized 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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,168  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $10,137  
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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$42,551 - $83,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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Job Description for Machine Shop Supervisor

Machine shop supervisors are responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations in machine shops and assembly lines. They are in charge of hiring and training staff and reviewing job performance. They also keep records and lists of operations and order stock when necessary.

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Machine Shop Supervisor Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Participate in quality and safety reviews and audits, and lead resulting improvement implementation.
  • Manage workers, production activities and assembly line.

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Machine Shop Supervisors note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with CAD/CAM, CNC/NC, and Machine Programming, Manufacturing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Machine Programming, Manufacturing.

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Supervisor

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


Machine Shop Supervisors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $51K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $54K. Machine Shop Supervisors bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $60K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Machine Shop Supervisor Reviews

What is it like working as a Machine Shop Supervisor?

Machine Shop Supervisor in Cleveland:
"Good atmosphere."
Pros: I like the atmosphere of the place. Not to much over site from our corporate owners. Small company also.
Cons: Highly stressful position because of lack of talent in the machining side of the company.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Machine Shop Supervisor in Fort Wayne:
"Things to know and get involved with."
Tour the place and ask what jobs are out sourced. Get interest leveling in doing more of the work in house.

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Experience Affects Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

CAD/CAM
up arrow 9%

CNC/NC
up arrow 3%

National Average
$58,000

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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