Average Manufacturing Production Supervisors in the United States make around $58K per year. Total incomes of Manufacturing Production Supervisors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $35K and $77K. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Manufacturing Production Supervisors (83 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,215 - $78,577
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $57,736
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$13.69 - $26.73
(Median)
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,215 - $78,577  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,960  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,132  
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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$35,490 - $77,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,367
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $26.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$19.74 - $40.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,132  
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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$35,490 - $77,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 693
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing


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Manufacturing Production Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Plant Manager of Manufacturing. The latter position pays an average of $82K annually. The most common career progression for Manufacturing Production Supervisors leads to becoming a Production Supervisor, where pay is typically $51K. However, many Manufacturing Production Supervisors also opt to become Manufacturing Production Managers, a position that pays $62K on average.

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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, Scheduling, and Production Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Machine Operation, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Training. For most people, competency in Leadership indicates knowledge of Production Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Job Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Manufacturing Production Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $50K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $54K. Manufacturing Production Supervisors bring in $57K after working for 10 to 20 years. Manufacturing Production Supervisors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $61K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,026

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

For Manufacturing Production Supervisors, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Manufacturing Production Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), Cincinnati (+12 percent), and Phoenix (+11 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Des Moines and Lincoln earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 10 percent.

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

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.

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Experience Affects Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries


Process Improvement
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National Average
$54,000

Leadership
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Production Management
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Job Scheduling
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Scheduling
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People Management
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Production Support
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Team Leadership
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Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 345 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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