Machine Shop Supervisor Salary

The majority of Machine Shop Supervisors in the United States — between two-thirds and three-fourths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $41K to $82K per year, and the median is $61K per year. Total cash compensation to Machine Shop Supervisors bottoms out near $41K and approaches $82K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $4K from profit sharing. Job satisfaction for Machine Shop Supervisors is high. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$44,211 - $84,431
$44K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,425
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$17.42 - $34.44
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MEDIAN: $23.84
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National Salary 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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,211 - $84,431  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,004  
Profit Sharing
$480.82 - $3,548  
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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$40,691 - $82,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.42 - $34.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$26.73 - $53.97  
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 - $9,004  
   
Profit Sharing
$480.82 - $3,548  
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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$40,691 - $82,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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 4 percent and 17 percent. Aptitude in CAD/CAM tends to also indicate an understanding of CNC/NC.

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Supervisor

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


For Machine Shop Supervisors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $50K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $51K. Machine Shop Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $66K.

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
55%
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Experience Affects Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

▲12%

▼0%

National Average
$59,000

▼13%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

▲17%

People Management
▲13%

▲4%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲1%

Machinist
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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