Machine Shop Supervisor Salary

With somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Machine Shop Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Machine Shop Supervisors is $61K annually and can range from $41K on the lower end to $81K per year near the higher end. Total cash earnings of Machine Shop Supervisors range from $41K on the low end to $81K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $4K, respectively. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,211 - $82,199
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$61K
$82K
MEDIAN: $60,801
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$17.53 - $32.56
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MEDIAN: $23.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$44,211 - $82,199  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,055  
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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$40,665 - $80,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.53 - $32.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$26.76 - $53.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,055  
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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$40,665 - $80,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Machine Shop Supervisor


Machine Shop Supervisors report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in CAD/CAM, People Management, CNC/NC, and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 17 percent. Those with knowledge of CAD/CAM tend to be skilled in CNC/NC as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Machine Shop Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Machine Shop Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Machine Shop Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Machine Shop Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 55 salaries. A Machine Shop Supervisor 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 98 salaries.

Machine Shop Supervisor Reviews

Q: 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.

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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Key Stats for Machine Shop Supervisor

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
52%
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Experience Affects Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
$59,000

▼13%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

▲17%

People Management
▲14%

▲5%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲2%

Machinist
▲1%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 13%
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