The average pay for a Production Lead, Manufacturing is $15.72 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Lean Manufacturing and Training.
Production Lead, Manufacturing Total Pay (?
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$30,264 - $86,344
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MEDIAN: $48,856
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Production Lead, Manufacturing Total Pay (?
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$11.33 - $21.99
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,264 - $86,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $3,973  
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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$25,239 - $59,699  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $21.99  
   
Overtime
$14.96 - $33.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $3,973  
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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$25,239 - $59,699  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 629
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Job Description for Production Lead, Manufacturing
Manufacturing production leads are responsible for a variety of tasks including planning, scheduling, and helping resolve production issues. Their main objective is to ensure that all production projects are completed in a timely manner and stay within budget. In the manufacturing environment, the production lead supervises the entire production line. They handle scheduling and oversee floor operations, monitoring the performance of production workers, verifying product quality, handling scheduling, and tracking key performance metrics (such as those related to quality and efficiency).
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Production Lead, Manufacturing Tasks
  • Act as department communicator during status meetings, management updates, and staff shift changes.
  • Perform manufacturing processes to aid in fulfillment of production timeline and goals.
  • Lead, train, and coach manufacturing staff to ensure requirements are met for production, fulfillment, and employee safety.
  • Organize shift schedules; track and report daily metrics.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Lead, Manufacturing
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Portland
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National Average
$38,000
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Experience Affects Production Lead, Manufacturing Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Production Lead, Manufacturing Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 57%
Training
up arrow 13%
National Average
$38,000
Machine Operation
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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