Production Superintendent Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Production Superintendent is $77,773 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Chemical Process Engineering and Safety Compliance.
Production Superintendent Salary (?
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$54,100 - $119,809
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,773
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Production Superintendent Salary (?
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$18.67 - $46.22
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,100 - $119,809  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $10,067  
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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$54,836 - $128,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 365
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.67 - $46.22  
   
Overtime
$26.43 - $51.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $10,067  
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).
)
$54,836 - $128,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Production Superintendent

Production superintendent positions are found in a wide variety of industries, but they are most commonly found in companies that have production facilities. The basic role of the position is to oversee production and ensure that efficiency, quality control, safety, and other standards are being met at all times. This involves enforcing and establishing standards, policies, and protocols for common practices within the production process. Individuals in this position also report to management on production levels and optimization, and they must also have a thorough knowledge of safety standards and quality assurance practices to be successful in this position.
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Production Superintendent Tasks
  • Adjust schedules, obtain materials, maintain equipment, and improve product flow.
  • Track, analyze, forecast, and report on budgets and goals.
  • Oversee department operations and staffing to reach production deadlines.
  • Train and oversee staff, including in safety and regulatory compliance.

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Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$80,000
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Experience Affects Production Superintendent Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$80,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Production Superintendent Salaries

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 38%
Safety Compliance
up arrow 10%
National Average
$80,000
Project Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%