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Manufacturing Supervisor Salary

With nearly one-half of Manufacturing Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $39K to $81K per year and averages out to $59K per year. 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. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 84 percent of Manufacturing Supervisors are male. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Manufacturing Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,999 - $79,735
(Median)
$42K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,434
10%
50%
90%

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$13.35 - $28.47
(Median)
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
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
$41,999 - $79,735  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,936  
Profit Sharing
$395.94 - $6,837  
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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$39,255 - $81,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 836
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $28.47  
   
Overtime
$19.61 - $43.73  
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 - $7,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$395.94 - $6,837  
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).
)
$39,255 - $81,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158

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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' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Plant Manager of Manufacturing. The average Plant Manager of Manufacturing brings home $81K per year. 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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills 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. Most people who know Lean Manufacturing also know 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $52K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $56K on average. On average, Manufacturing Supervisors make $61K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $65K.

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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%


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 202 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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