Manufacturing Supervisor Salary

The median salary for Manufacturing Supervisors in the United States is approximately $61K per year, but employers pay the most in Fremont, offering around $79K on average. Manufacturing Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+17 percent), Houston (+12 percent), San Diego (+12 percent), and Rochester (+9 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,791 - $80,702
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MEDIAN: $60,749
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$14.67 - $29.54
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MEDIAN: $19.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$44,791 - $80,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,933  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,759  
Total Pay (?
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$40,736 - $81,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 649
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $29.54  
   
Overtime
$21.42 - $42.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,759  
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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$40,736 - $81,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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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

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

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 $82K per year. The most common next step for a Manufacturing Supervisor is to become a Manufacturing Manager or a Manufacturing Production Manager. The former position pays an additional $19K per year on average, and the latter position pays $3K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Supervisor


Survey takers working as Manufacturing Supervisors report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in CNC/NC, Leadership, Project Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 15 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Quality Assurance / Quality Control. 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.


For Manufacturing Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $53K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $60K. Manufacturing Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $62K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $65K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,605

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Key Stats for Manufacturing Supervisor

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Manufacturing Supervisor Salaries

▲9%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$60,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Supervisor Salaries

CNC/NC
▲15%

Leadership
▲9%

Project Management
▲8%


Scheduling
▲5%





Team Leadership
▲1%

National Average
$60,000


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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