Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

Manufacturing Production Supervisors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $58K annually. Total cash earnings of Manufacturing Production Supervisors range from $36K on the low end to $78K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $7K and $6K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Job satisfaction for Manufacturing Production Supervisors is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Manufacturing Production Supervisors (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$41,558 - $79,568
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$58K
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MEDIAN: $58,489
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$14.09 - $27.43
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$0$79K
Salary $41,558 - $79,568
Bonus $0.00 - $6,831
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,896
Commission $2,000
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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$35,930 - $77,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,483
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.09 - $27.43
Hourly Tips $2.33
Overtime $20.58 - $41.86
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,831
Commission $2,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,896
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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$35,930 - $77,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 820

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Job Description for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing

Manufacturing production supervisors are responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and executing daily tasks in line with the production schedule. Daily tasks may include rate checks, sanitation checks, scrap reporting, inventory management, and mentoring of assistant supervisors. The production supervisor is also the head of their respective first-response team, managing safety and accidents, and reviewing all hazardous material requirements and practices. They also enforce all facility rules for all employees on the site.

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Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Ensure product is in compliance with customer standards and ensure fulfillment goals.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day production activities, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Supervise production staff and give technical direction.

Common Career Paths for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing


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As Manufacturing Production Supervisors transition into upper-level roles such as Plant Manager of Manufacturing, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Plant Managers of Manufacturing earn $82K on average per year. Becoming a Production Supervisor is, more often than not, the most common role that Manufacturing Production Supervisors move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A median salary for a Production Supervisor is $51K. Another frequent advance is for Manufacturing Production Supervisors to assume a Manufacturing Production Manager role; in this role, workers often take home $63K.

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Popular Skills for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing


Manufacturing Production Supervisors seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvement, People Management, and Production Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Machine Operation, Training, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. Those educated in Leadership tend to be well versed in Production Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Job Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Supervisor, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 755 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Supervisor, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 688 salaries. An experienced Production Supervisor, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 700 salaries. A Production Supervisor, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 484 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,443

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

For Manufacturing Production Supervisors, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 19 percent greater than the national average. Manufacturing Production Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+16 percent), Houston (+15 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Milwaukee (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Des Moines, which sits 11 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Lincoln and Orlando (11 percent lower).

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing?

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing in Shelton:
"High stress, fast paced."
Pros: MONEY. Good coworkers.
Cons: On my feet all day on a 3 story high cat walk with unfinished mill equipment being build every day.

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing in Auburn Hills:
"Responsibility without authority."
Pros: Managing Employees. Continuous Improvement. Working With My Team. Making My Own Hours. Trusted On My Own. Learning New Skills.
Cons: Nothing Is Good Enough. Watching The Company Make Marketing Mistakes That Can Lead To The Company's Demise. Constant Stress. Adding Responsibilities Without Compensation. Constant Email Flow, Even After Hours.

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing in Perrysburg:
Pros: Managing and mentoring people and putting out the best possible product for our customers.
Cons: The stress, long hours and being away from family working 2nd shift.

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing in Hickory:
Pros: Day shift and no real physical strain to my body.
Cons: The stress of dealing with other departments issues passed down.

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Key Stats for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 430 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$54,000

▼1%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries



People Management
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

Production Management
▼1%


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Production Support
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 430 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%
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