Manufacturing Supervisor Salary

With approximately one-half of Manufacturing Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Manufacturing Supervisors is $59K per year and can range from $39K on the lower end to $81K per year near the higher end. Total cash compensation for Manufacturing Supervisors runs from $39K to $81K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Manufacturing Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Manufacturing Supervisors who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 84 percent. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,865 - $79,530
(Median)
$42K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,272
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$13.27 - $28.05
(Median)
$13
$19
$28
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
$41,865 - $79,530  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,905  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $6,860  
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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$39,263 - $81,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 838
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.27 - $28.05  
   
Overtime
$19.53 - $44.04  
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 - $7,905  
   
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $6,860  
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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$39,263 - $81,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154

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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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Manufacturing Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Plant Manager of Manufacturing. The latter position pays an average of $81K annually. Career advancement for the typical Manufacturing Supervisor often leads to becoming a Manufacturing Manager or a Manufacturing Production Manager; median salaries in these positions are $19K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Supervisor


Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Supervisors put a wide range of professional skills to use. 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 familiar with Lean Manufacturing also tend to know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Supervisor

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


For Manufacturing Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $52K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $56K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $61K in this role. Manufacturing Supervisors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $65K on average.

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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 13%




Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Production Management
up arrow 2%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%