Operations Team Leader Salary

Median pay for Operations Team Leaders in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $60K per year. Final cash compensation to Operations Team Leaders varies from around $29K to approximately $92K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K and $10K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but the particular city and tenure are influential factors as well. Work is enjoyable for Operations Team Leaders, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. The majority of Operations Team Leaders (60 percent) survey respondents are male. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,288 - $96,415
$37K
$60K
$96K
MEDIAN: $59,949
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$11.33 - $26.28
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MEDIAN: $16.68
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$0$96K
Salary $37,288 - $96,415
Bonus $48.94 - $14,773
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,696
Commission $10,476
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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$28,948 - $92,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 639
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $11.33 - $26.28
Hourly Tips $0.29
Overtime $16.19 - $44.39
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $48.94 - $14,773
Commission $10,476
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,696
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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$28,948 - $92,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 445

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Job Description for Operations Team Leader

The title of operations team leader can be applied to a wide variety of positions. In some cases, it can apply to a manager at a bakery. In others, it could mean the supervisor of a section of a bank who is responsible for protecting the company against money laundering. It all depends on which field you are looking in.

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Operations Team Leader Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day operations activities.
  • Ensure support and troubleshooting is provided for all operations.
  • Provide premier customer service, develop a technically qualified work force, reduce operating costs, inventories and lead times through continuous improvements.
  • Ensure a safe work environment, maximize profitable growth, and drive quality improvements.

Common Career Paths for Operations Team Leader


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Operations Team Leaders who go on to become Directors of Operations may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Directors of Operations is $89K annually. With an annual salary of $59K, Operations Manager is the most common role for Operations Team Leaders to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Operations Supervisor role — which usually pays $49K — is also typical for Operations Team Leaders, though less common by comparison.

Operations Team Leader Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Team Leader


Target Corporation, Amazon.com Inc, Chick-Fil-A Inc, Parker Hannifin Corp, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Operations Team Leaders. Operations Team Leaders flock to General Electric Co (GE) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $89K lead the pack in compensation. Other leaders in compensation levels are Parker Hannifin Corp at $73K, American Express Co. (AMEX) at $72K, and Amazon.com Inc, where Operations Team Leaders annually earn $71K.

Convergys Corporation, Discover Financial Services LLC, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $33K, $52K, and $57K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Operations Team Leader


Operations Team Leaders report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Leadership, Team Management, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 44 percent, 30 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office and Customer Relationship Management. Most people who know People Management also know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Team Leader

Pay by Experience for an Operations Team Leader has a positive trend. An entry-level Operations Team Leader with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 473 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Operations 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 $53,000 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Operations Team Leader which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 251 salaries. An Operations 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 $65,000 based on 113 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,992

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

For Operations Team Leaders, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Operations Team Leaders will also find cushy salaries in St. Louis (+38 percent), Los Angeles (+32 percent), Atlanta (+30 percent), and Houston (+26 percent). Operations Team Leaders in Indianapolis take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 22 percent less than the national average. Orlando and Tampa are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 19 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively.

Operations Team Leader Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Operations Team Leader?

Operations Team Leader in Indianapolis:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Being able to do it.And utilizing my skills to make a difference.
Cons: The stress and the data entry part of it.To much time in a chair.

Operations Team Leader in Hyderabad:
"Sales team lead."
Pros: It's good company to learn new things.
Cons: Salary for agent level.

Operations Team Leader in Tallahassee:
Pros: Flexible Hours.
Cons: Stress. Overscheduling.

Operations Team Leader in Otsego:
Pros: Corporate culture. Work flexibility. Strong sense of accomplishment and achievement. Opportunities and experience gained.
Cons: Our division is small and not many opportunities for advancement and growth.

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Key Stats for Operations Team Leader

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 192 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Operations Team Leader Salaries

▲25%

▲18%

▲2%

National Average
$52,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Operations Team Leader Salaries

Leadership
▲44%

Team Management
▲30%

Microsoft Access
▲19%

Data Analysis
▲17%






National Average
$52,000



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 15%
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