Manufacturing Supervisor Salary

Manufacturing Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — nearly one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $39K to $81K per year, median earnings come to $59K per year. Total cash earnings of Manufacturing Supervisors range from $39K on the low end to $81K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $7K, respectively. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Manufacturing Supervisors. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The vast majority (83 percent) of Manufacturing Supervisors who answered the questionnaire are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$41,834 - $79,792
(Median)
$42K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,439
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90%

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$13.61 - $28.62
(Median)
$14
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$41,834 - $79,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,943  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $6,768  
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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$39,228 - $81,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 875
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.61 - $28.62  
   
Overtime
$19.68 - $42.17  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,943  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $6,768  
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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$39,228 - $81,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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Job Description for Manufacturing Supervisor

Manufacturing supervisors are in charge of ensuring that proper production procedures are being followed. They are also responsible for supervising a group of workers while working to accomplish their company's manufacturing goals. They must ensure that their workers are in strict compliance with organizational rules as well as industry safety standards. Their goal is to maximize productivity while minimizing the risk of an accident occurring. In addition to overseeing production teams, they are also often involved in the hiring and training process, and will often be involved in making performance review decisions.

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Manufacturing Supervisor Tasks

  • Maintain day-to-day safety and quality, monitor and prioritize workflow and production schedules.
  • Supervise staff and give direction in a manufacturing department.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards and customer requirements.

Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Supervisor


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For Manufacturing Supervisors, progressing to a Plant Manager of Manufacturing role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Plant Manager of Manufacturing can earn $81K annually. When Manufacturing Supervisors are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Manufacturing Managers or Manufacturing Production Managers. Those roles pay an additional $19K and $3K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Supervisor


Manufacturing Supervisors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in CNC/NC, Project Management, Operations Management, and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 17 percent. Those educated in Lean Manufacturing tend to be well versed in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Supervisor

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Manufacturing Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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 $57K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Manufacturing Supervisors make a median salary of $61K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $64K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Manufacturing Supervisors in Fremont enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Manufacturing Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+18 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Dallas (+13 percent). In Portland, salaries are 8 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$59,000



Skills That Affect Manufacturing Supervisor Salaries

CNC/NC
up arrow 17%

Project Management
up arrow 12%




Scheduling
up arrow 6%

Production Management
up arrow 3%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$59,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%
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