Entry-Level Production Supervisor Salary

Average Entry-Level Production Supervisors make around $50K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Production Supervisors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $31K and $66K. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The vast majority of Entry-Level Production Supervisors (82 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Production Supervisors. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,629 - $66,379
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,995
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$11.04 - $22.35
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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Dominating the field, Cintas Corporation, Cargill, PepsiCo Inc, Eaton Corporation, and Tyson Foods, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Entry-Level Production Supervisors. Eaton Corporation offers the largest salaries in town ($60K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $39K to $78K. PepsiCo Inc, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Cargill also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Production Supervisors. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $58K, $58K, and $58K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Cintas Corporation at $44K, and Tyson Foods, Inc. where $46K is the norm, but it is worth noting that 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.

Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Production Supervisors, 18 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Production Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like 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. Workers in Grand Rapids and Louisville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Production Supervisor Advice

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

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.

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.

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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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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Microsoft Word
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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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