Machine Shop Supervisor Salary

About three-fourths of Machine Shop Supervisors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $41K to $83K per year, but median earnings come to around $63K per year. Total cash compensation to Machine Shop Supervisors approaches anywhere from $41K on the lower end to $83K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Work is enjoyable for Machine Shop Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,389 - $87,752
(Median)
$45K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,377
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$17.66 - $31.55
(Median)
$18
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,389 - $87,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $9,933  
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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$41,367 - $82,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.66 - $31.55  
   
Overtime
$25.07 - $41.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $9,933  
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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$41,367 - $82,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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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 9 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Machine Programming, Manufacturing. CNC/NC and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Supervisor

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $52K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $54K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $60K.

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 2%

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 9%

CNC/NC
up arrow 4%

National Average
$58,000

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
up arrow 8%

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
11%
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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