Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

Manufacturing Production Supervisors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up close to one-half of Manufacturing Production Supervisors. Pay fluctuates from $34K to $74K per year, but expected earnings average $53K annually. Total cash earnings of Manufacturing Production Supervisors range from $34K on the low end to $74K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $5K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Men account for the majority of Manufacturing Production Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,182 - $74,343
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,341
10%
50%
90%

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$12.74 - $25.19
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,182 - $74,343  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,064  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $5,145  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,500  
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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$34,472 - $73,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,444
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.74 - $25.19  
   
Overtime
$18.33 - $39.11  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,064  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,500  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $5,145  
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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$34,472 - $73,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,023
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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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For Manufacturing Production Supervisors, progressing to a Plant Manager of Manufacturing role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Plant Manager of Manufacturing can earn $81K annually. With an annual salary of $62K, Manufacturing Production Manager is the most common role for Manufacturing Production Supervisors to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Production Supervisor role — which usually pays $50K — is also typical for Manufacturing Production Supervisors, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing


Survey results imply that Manufacturing Production Supervisors deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvement, Operations Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Machine Operation and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. The majority of those who know Leadership also know 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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $47K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $51K. Manufacturing Production Supervisors see a median salary of $54K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $56K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Manufacturing Production Supervisors, working in the bustling city of Minneapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Manufacturing Production Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+19 percent), St. Louis (+16 percent), Cincinnati (+16 percent), and Nashville (+15 percent). Louisville is the lowest-paying area, 4 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries




Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Production Management
up arrow 3%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Team Leadership
0%

Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$51,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Training
up arrow 2%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 692 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%
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