Entry-Level Production Supervisor Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Production Supervisors sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Production Supervisors — which occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $31K to approximately $68K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Entry-Level Production Supervisors (80 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,420 - $69,397
$38K
$51K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,480
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90%

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$11.65 - $22.71
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,420 - $69,397  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,530  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,018  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$31,236 - $68,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,446
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.65 - $22.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$17.36 - $35.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,530  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,018  
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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$31,236 - $68,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,163

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Dominating the field, Cargill, PepsiCo Inc, Tyson Foods, Inc., Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Goodwill Industries are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Entry-Level Production Supervisors. Honeywell International Inc offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $79K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Eaton Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and PepsiCo Inc, where Entry-Level Production Supervisors typically earn around $69K, $61K, or $58K, respectively.

Employees at Key Electronics, Inc., Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, and Cintas Corporation can also expect below-average earnings of $40K, $42K, and $46K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,926

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

Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Production Supervisors, 10 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Production Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+8 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), Pittsburgh (+5 percent), and St. Louis (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Grand Rapids, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Workers in San Antonio and Portland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (10 percent less and 9 percent less, respectively).

Production Supervisor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Production Supervisor in Norfolk:
"Don't get trapped."
Be aware that they will sugar coat to keep you there. Question all directions. Keep track and dated times of receiving plans.

Production Supervisor in Rancho Cordova:
"Results."
Learn your products and always think of ways to make improvements. Be available by working long hours and develop a relationship with your co workers, make a positive impact. Maintain your WIP to assure to meet your customer demand by cross training within your team. Keep your area Safe and organized by sorting and straightening. Involve your team and work out the flow within your products to keep them moving into finished goods. Follow your work instructions and maintain your training records. Minimize and eliminate errors and set your standards high and make everyone accountable with attendance an their schedule. Deliver results each and everyday and you will excel.

Production Supervisor in Lafayette:
"That the original owners were going to sell out."
Remember that all people have strong points. Just because they may not be able to do a certain job, doesn't mean that can't do another. Find their strong points and exploit them.

Production Supervisor in Manassas:
"Handling pressure with poise."
Must maintain a very high level skill level of organization skills, communication and attention to detail.

Production Supervisor in Chelmsford:
Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, career path, stress levels, perks and valuable skills associated with this job.

Production Supervisor in Carrollton:
"Work hard."
You have to work hard, try everyday to be better then you were yesterday. Set your standards and never give in. Hold people accountable for their actions and show appreciation for those that work hard and give it their all. Be the person that others look to for help, be the person people know they can count on to tell them the truth and be the person who can shed light on the darkness. Be positive, stay focused and pay attention.

Production Supervisor in Houston:
"Know your business."
Learn what the business does and benefits of what they do. Learn the customers and their expectations upfront.

Key Stats for Production Supervisor

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 622 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Production Supervisor Salaries






People Management
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Leadership
▼1%


▼2%




▼7%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 622 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 17%
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