Entry-Level Production Supervisors can expect wages of $51K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Production Supervisors stretch from $31K on the lower end to $68K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $6K from bonuses and $5K from profit sharing. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,399 - $68,575
(Median)
$37K
$51K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,200
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$11.54 - $22.40
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$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,399 - $68,575  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,422  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,171  
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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$30,864 - $67,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,346
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.54 - $22.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$17.59 - $35.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,422  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,171  
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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$30,864 - $67,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,071
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Cargill, PepsiCo Inc, Tyson Foods, Inc., Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Goodwill Industries are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Production Supervisors. For Entry-Level Production Supervisors, comfortable salaries can be found at Eaton Corporation; in fact, median earnings sit around $74K, the highest in the area. Entry-Level Production Supervisors will also find cushy salaries at Honeywell International Inc (+$73K), Georgia-Pacific Corporation (+$61K), and PepsiCo Inc (+$58K).

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, Cintas Corporation and Tyson Foods, Inc. are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $42K, $45K, and $49K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,738

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

Entry-Level Production Supervisors will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 13 percent. Entry-Level Production Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+9 percent), Indianapolis (+7 percent), Buffalo (+7 percent), and Pittsburgh (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 6 percent south of the national average, can be found in Portland. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Grand Rapids (6 percent less) and Atlanta (5 percent less).

Production Supervisor Advice

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

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.

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Skills That Affect Production Supervisor Salaries


Process Improvement
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Microsoft Office
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Operations Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Leadership
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People Management
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Production Management
0%

National Average
$49,000

Problem Solving
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Scheduling
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Team Leadership
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Machine Operation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 525 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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