Manufacturing Team Leader Salary

Manufacturing Team Leaders in the United States take home approximately $17.64 per hour on average. Cash earnings for Manufacturing Team Leaders — which occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $30K to approximately $82K. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (80 percent) of Manufacturing Team Leaders who answered the questionnaire are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Manufacturing Team Leaders like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$40,902 - $97,936

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$12.34 - $25.75

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,902 - $97,936  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,261  
Profit Sharing
$255.32 - $9,658  
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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$29,979 - $81,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $25.75  
   
Overtime
$16.93 - $37.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,261  
   
Profit Sharing
$255.32 - $9,658  
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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$29,979 - $81,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 377
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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 report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Lean Manufacturing, CNC/NC, and Production Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 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.


Manufacturing Team Leaders with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $42K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $47K. Manufacturing Team Leaders claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $53K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Manufacturing Team Leader generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $61K.

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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 7%

Production Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Training
up arrow 1%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

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: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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