Machine Shop Supervisor Salary

With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Machine Shop Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $42K to $82K per year and averages out to $64K annually. Total cash compensation to Machine Shop Supervisors approaches anywhere from $42K on the lower end to $82K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,219 - $87,752

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$17.68 - $31.80

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$46,219 - $87,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$41,974 - $82,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Hourly Rate
$17.68 - $31.80  
   
Overtime
$24.98 - $42.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $9,863  
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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$41,974 - $82,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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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Survey takers who work as Machine Shop Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. CAD/CAM and CNC/NC are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 10 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Machine Programming, Manufacturing. CNC/NC and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Supervisor

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Machine Shop Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $52K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $54K. On average, Machine Shop Supervisors make $58K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Machine Shop Supervisor generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $61K.

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
0%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

CAD/CAM
up arrow 10%

CNC/NC
up arrow 4%

National Average
$58,000

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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