Machine Shop Supervisor Salary

Machine Shop Supervisors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up between two-thirds and three-fourths of Machine Shop Supervisors. Pay fluctuates from $42K to $83K per year, but expected earnings average $64K per year. Final cash compensation to Machine Shop Supervisors varies from around $42K to approximately $83K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $10K, respectively. Most Machine Shop Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$46,134 - $87,831
(Median)
$46K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,529
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$17.64 - $31.61
(Median)
$18
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$46,134 - $87,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,138  
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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$41,762 - $82,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.64 - $31.61  
   
Overtime
$24.98 - $42.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,138  
   
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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$41,762 - $82,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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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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Professional skills reported by Machine Shop Supervisors are few in number. CAD/CAM and CNC/NC are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 3 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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.


Machine Shop Supervisors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $52K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $54K. On average, Machine Shop Supervisors make $59K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $60K on average.

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 3%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

CAD/CAM
up arrow 8%

CNC/NC
up arrow 3%

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
24%
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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