Entry-Level Production Supervisor Salary

Entry-Level Production Supervisors take home approximately $50K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Production Supervisors runs from $31K to $66K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level Production Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Male Entry-Level Production Supervisors far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,629 - $66,379
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,995
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$11.04 - $22.35
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$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,629 - $66,379  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,630  
Profit Sharing
$-0.46 - $6,148  
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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$31,055 - $66,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,908
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.04 - $22.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$16.44 - $35.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,630  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.46 - $6,148  
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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$31,055 - $66,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,083
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Popular Employer Salaries for Production Supervisor


Known for taking on a considerable number of Entry-Level Production Supervisors, Cintas Corporation, Cargill, PepsiCo Inc, Eaton Corporation, and Tyson Foods, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Entry-Level Production Supervisors seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Eaton Corporation, where the median salary comes to $60K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($39K) and those starting out ($78K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Entry-Level Production Supervisors will also find cushy salaries at PepsiCo Inc (+$58K), Georgia-Pacific Corporation (+$58K), and Cargill (+$58K).

Other low-paying employers include Cintas Corporation at $44K and Tyson Foods, Inc. at $46K, though some Entry-Level Production Supervisors there earn up to $82K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,202

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

Surpassing the national average by 18 percent, Entry-Level Production Supervisors in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Production Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+8 percent), Indianapolis (+8 percent), Cincinnati (+7 percent), and Chicago (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 8 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Grand Rapids and Louisville (7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Production Supervisor Advice

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

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.

Production Supervisor in Muskegon:
"Keep reaching for perfection."
Always direct efforts towards the goal of providing customers with exactly what they want, when they want it, and in the quantity they want it in. Do not allow drama to distract you from the goal.

Production Supervisor in Feasterville:
Build good team spirit. Cross training. Continual improvement. Lean manufacturing. Good planning skills. High percent of on time delivery.good working relationship between sales, operations, engineering, etc. Promote creativity amount workers and teamwork.

Production Supervisor in Sedalia:
Companies will use you as they see fit to make a profit. Management is one of the top 10 most stressful careers in the world and with all the new laws that protect incompetence its becoming more and more difficult to be successful.

Production Supervisor in Indianapolis:
"Have a paddle in your hand."
I've found that employees work harder and smarter when their supervisor is working harder than they are. When you have a free moment, pitch in. People notice.

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Skills That Affect Production Supervisor Salaries


Operations Management
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Production Management
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People Management
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$48,000

Leadership
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Problem Solving
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Scheduling
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Team Leadership
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Microsoft Word
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Training
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Machine Operation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 626 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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