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Machine Shop Supervisor Salary

About three in four of Machine Shop Supervisors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $42K to $83K per year, but median earnings come to around $63K annually. In the world of Machine Shop Supervisors, overall income ranges from $42K near the bottom to $83K at the top; this can include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$44,918 - $87,542
(Median)
$45K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,095
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50%
90%

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$17.75 - $31.53
(Median)
$18
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,918 - $87,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,841  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $10,213  
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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$42,088 - $82,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.75 - $31.53  
   
Overtime
$25.34 - $40.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,841  
   
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $10,213  
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).
)
$42,088 - $82,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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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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Machine Shop Supervisors note just a narrow range of job skills. CAD/CAM and CNC/NC are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 3 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Supervisor

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $51K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $54K. Machine Shop Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $59K. Machine Shop Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $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
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Machine Shop Supervisor Salaries

CAD/CAM
up arrow 8%

CNC/NC
up arrow 3%

National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%