Operations Team Leader Salary

For Operations Team Leaders, yearly average wages total $62K annually. Total cash compensation to Operations Team Leaders bottoms out near $30K and approaches $99K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $12K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Operations Team Leaders. Operations Team Leaders who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 60 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,912 - $103,600
(Median)
$39K
$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $61,679
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$11.55 - $25.37
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,912 - $103,600  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,191  
Profit Sharing
$902 - $9,985  
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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$30,469 - $98,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 792
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.55 - $25.37  
   
Overtime
$15.88 - $41.99  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,191  
   
Profit Sharing
$902 - $9,985  
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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$30,469 - $98,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 365
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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

  • 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.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations activities.
  • Ensure support and troubleshooting is provided for all operations.

Common Career Paths for Operations Team Leader


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Operations Team Leaders' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Operations Manager. On average, Operations Managers get paid about the same as Operations Team Leaders do. Going from Operations Team Leader to Operations Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $59K. Many others choose to work as Operations Supervisors, where pay is typically $49K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Team Leader


General Electric Co (GE) offers the largest salaries in town ($100K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $73K to $174K.

Popular Skills for Operations Team Leader


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 23 percent, and 22 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people skilled in Operations Management are similarly competent in People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Team Leader

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Operations Team Leaders. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $46K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $54K. Operations Team Leaders with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $62K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $73K.

Pay Difference by Location


Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Operations Team Leaders, 65 percent higher than the national average. Operations Team Leaders can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+56 percent), Dallas (+40 percent), St. Louis (+40 percent), and Cincinnati (+37 percent). Operations Team Leaders often earn below-average salaries when they head to small cities. Specifically, Tampa, Columbus and Salt Lake City, all areas with populations short of a million, represent the three worst-paying cities for Operations Team Leaders in the United States. Below-median salaries also turn up in Columbus and Salt Lake City (32 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Operations Team Leader Reviews

What is it like working as an Operations Team Leader at Parker Hannifin Corp?

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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Experience Affects Operations Team Leader Salaries



National Average
$55,000



Skills That Affect Operations Team Leader Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 24%


Data Analysis
up arrow 22%



People Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$55,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 233 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 11%
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