Manufacturing Team Leader Salary

For Manufacturing Team Leaders, hourly average wages total $17.70 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Manufacturing Team Leaders stretch from $30K on the lower end to $82K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Manufacturing Team Leaders report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Manufacturing Team Leaders survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage.

$40,816 - $98,094
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$98K
MEDIAN: $63,813
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$12.27 - $25.75
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,816 - $98,094  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,019  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $9,729  
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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$30,111 - $82,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.27 - $25.75  
   
Overtime
$16.94 - $37.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,019  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $9,729  
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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$30,111 - $82,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 367
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Job Description for Manufacturing Team Leader

Manufacturing team leaders perform a wide variety of tasks, which vary depending on the field in which they work in. They often supervise production to ensure everything is going according to plan. An important aspect of manufacturing team leaders' jobs is to develop their team members into quality workers. Since team leaders are usually more experienced, they can provide valuable insight for less experienced employees, help their teams where needed, and oversee, coach and train their team members. They are usually involved in the hiring process, and can terminate or even promote their team members depending on their merit.

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Manufacturing Team Leader Tasks

  • Ensure production quotas and quality standards are met.
  • Enforce safety and health policies and procedures, and investigate and report accidents.
  • Train and supervise all employees on a shift, schedule shifts, and coordinate production processes.
  • Make sure equipment and machinery are properly maintained and promptly repaired.

Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Team Leader


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For Manufacturing Team Leaders, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Manufacturing Team Leaders earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Manufacturing Production Supervisor.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Team Leader


Manufacturing Team Leaders generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Lean Manufacturing, CNC/NC, and Production Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Quality Assurance / Quality Control. Most people experienced in Lean Manufacturing also know Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Team Leader

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $43K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $47K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Manufacturing Team Leaders make a median salary of $54K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Manufacturing Team Leader generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $62K.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Team Leader Salaries



National Average
$49,000



Skills That Affect Manufacturing Team Leader Salaries

People Management
up arrow 12%


CNC/NC
up arrow 6%

Production Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Training
up arrow 2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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