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Manufacturing Supervisor Salary (United States)

Earnings for Manufacturing Supervisors in the United States come in at around $58K per year on average. In the world of Manufacturing Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $39K and $80K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $6K, respectively. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up the vast majority of Manufacturing Supervisors (84 percent) who took the survey. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Manufacturing Supervisors. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Manufacturing Supervisor Salary (?
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$41,548 - $78,793
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MEDIAN: $58,406
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Manufacturing Supervisor Salary (?
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$13.43 - $28.10
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,548 - $78,793  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,895  
Profit Sharing
$490.94 - $5,960  
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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$39,187 - $80,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 772
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.43 - $28.10  
   
Overtime
$20.14 - $45.14  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,895  
   
Profit Sharing
$490.94 - $5,960  
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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$39,187 - $80,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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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, career progression to a Plant Manager of Manufacturing role may result in a considerable increase in compensation. On average, a Plant Manager of Manufacturing, an upper-level role, can earn $80K annually. Manufacturing Supervisors typically move into roles as Manufacturing Managers or Manufacturing Production Managers, and those positions pay $20K more and $4K more, 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 19 percent. Most people skilled in Lean Manufacturing are similarly competent in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Manufacturing Supervisors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. 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 $56K. For Manufacturing Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $63K.

Pay Difference By Location

Minneapolis
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San Diego
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Buffalo
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Greenville
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Cincinnati
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National Average
$58,000
Portland
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
For those looking to make money, Manufacturing Supervisors in Minneapolis enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Manufacturing Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), St. Louis (+16 percent), and Buffalo (+8 percent). Portland is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Supervisor Salaries

CNC/NC
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Project Management
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Team Leadership
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Safety Compliance
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Production Management
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National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%