Manufacturing Team Leader Salary

Pay for Manufacturing Team Leaders in the United States sits in the ballpark of $17.79 per hour. Total cash compensation for Manufacturing Team Leaders runs from $30K to $76K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $9K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Manufacturing Team Leaders enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,793 - $94,355
$38K
$63K
$94K
MEDIAN: $63,268
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$13.45 - $24.66
$13
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MEDIAN: $17.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,793 - $94,355  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,018  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,808  
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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$30,371 - $75,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $24.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$19.60 - $38.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,808  
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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$30,371 - $75,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 343

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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

  • 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.
  • Ensure production quotas and quality standards are met.
  • Enforce safety and health policies and procedures, and investigate and report accidents.

Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Team Leader


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Many Manufacturing Team Leaders advance their careers by becoming Production Supervisors, who report a slightly higher median income of $51K.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Team Leader


Manufacturing Team Leaders report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with People Management, Team Building, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 43 percent, 39 percent, and 18 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include CNC/NC and Team Leadership. Most people experienced in Lean Manufacturing also know Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Team Leader

Pay by Experience for a Manufacturing Team Leader has a positive trend. An entry-level Manufacturing Team Leader with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 236 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturing Team Leader with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Team Leader which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 121 salaries. A Manufacturing Team Leader with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 47 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,464

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Manufacturing Team Leaders, Detroit offers exceptional salaries, 87 percent above the national average. Manufacturing Team Leaders can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Cincinnati (+23 percent), Houston (+14 percent), Milwaukee (+12 percent), and San Diego (+11 percent). Manufacturing Team Leaders in Rochester report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 24 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Dayton and Holland (13 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Manufacturing Team Leader Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Manufacturing Team Leader?

Manufacturing Team Leader in Joplin:
"Decent job."
Pros: I like that I have the ability to make decisions, and enjoy the people I work with. I also like the amount of vacation we receive.
Cons: I don't feel like we get the appreciation we deserve.

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Key Stats for Manufacturing Team Leader

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Manufacturing Team Leader Salaries

▲25%

▲10%

National Average
$45,000

▼1%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Team Leader Salaries

People Management
▲43%

Team Building
▲39%

Operations Management
▲18%


Production Management
▲7%

Training
▲4%

National Average
$45,000



CNC/NC
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%
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