Entry-Level Production Supervisor Salary

Entry-Level Production Supervisors take home an average $50K per year. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Production Supervisors range from $31K on the low end to $66K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $6K, respectively. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority (82 percent) of Entry-Level Production Supervisors who answered the questionnaire are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$36,127 - $65,935
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,621
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$11.06 - $22.12
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,127 - $65,935  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,230  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $6,128  
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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$31,252 - $66,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,393
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.06 - $22.12  
   
Overtime
$16.66 - $34.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,230  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $6,128  
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).
)
$31,252 - $66,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 834
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Production Supervisor


Cintas Corporation, Cargill, PepsiCo Inc, Eaton Corporation, and Georgia-Pacific Corporation are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Production Supervisors. Although PepsiCo Inc offers the highest salaries (median pay is $60K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $48K to $79K.

Cintas Corporation offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $44K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $30K to $64K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Production Supervisors, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Production Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+9 percent), Cincinnati (+8 percent), Indianapolis (+7 percent), and Pittsburgh (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Grand Rapids. Atlanta and Milwaukee are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 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 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.

Production Supervisor in Dallas:
"Work life balance."
There is too much work out there to work your life away. Companies will overlook and disregard the amount of time it takes from families and lives for the bottom line. Stand firm in knowing that your family and personal life is more important than the work or product that you produce.

Production Supervisor in Douglas:
"That I Could Make A Very Important Impact On This Company."
When a women works in a position with mostly men co workers in the same position a women is considered not as smart and is paid a lower salary. Do not allow this to happen. Listen to the people you supervise, treat them with respect, do not lose your temper. Show them that they are each important to the company. You will have people that respect and are glad to follow your leadership.

Production Supervisor in Lebanon:
"Share Your Knowledge About The Daily Responsibilities, Care."
Learn everything you can about your business and organization.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Production Supervisor Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
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Operations Management
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Production Management
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Leadership
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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People Management
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Problem Solving
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Team Leadership
0%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Scheduling
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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 564 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

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