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Manufacturing Team Leader Salary

Manufacturing Team Leaders in the United States take home an average $17.72 per hour. In the world of Manufacturing Team Leaders, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $30K and $83K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Manufacturing Team Leaders who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Work is enjoyable for Manufacturing Team Leaders, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half.

$40,612 - $98,461
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$98K
MEDIAN: $63,953
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$12.22 - $25.80
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,612 - $98,461  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,038  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $9,759  
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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$30,027 - $82,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $25.80  
   
Overtime
$16.79 - $37.57  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,038  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $9,759  
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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$30,027 - $82,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 351
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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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Many Manufacturing Team Leaders move into a Manufacturing Production Supervisor role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Manufacturing Production Supervisors on average bring in a similar salary to Manufacturing Team Leaders.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Team Leader


Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Team Leaders put a wide range of professional skills to use. 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Quality Assurance / Quality Control. Those proficient in Lean Manufacturing are, more often than not, also skilled in 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.


For Manufacturing Team Leaders, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. 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. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $63K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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 101 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
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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