Production Team leader Salary

Production Team leaders in the United States take home an average $16.63 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Production Team leaders spread between $26K and $73K depending on individual performance. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Production Team leaders greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Production Team leaders report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,356 - $87,174

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$11.16 - $23.18

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,356 - $87,174  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,229  
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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$26,276 - $73,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $23.18  
   
Overtime
$17.46 - $34.71  
National Annualized 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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,229  
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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$26,276 - $73,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Job Description for Production Team leader

  • Ensure production quotas and quality standards are met.
  • Enforce safety and health policies and procedures, and investigate and report accidents.
  • Train and supervise all employees on a shift, schedule shifts, and coordinate production processes.
  • Make sure equipment and machinery are properly maintained and promptly repaired.

Common Career Paths for Production Team leader


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Moving into a Production Supervisor position seems to be a popular career progression. Median pay for this job is $50K annually.

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Popular Skills for Production Team leader


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Lean Manufacturing, Training, and Production Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 38 percent, 10 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Those listing Team Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Scheduling and Operations Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Production Management also know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Team leader

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Production Team leaders, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $41K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $43K. Production Team leaders who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $56K.

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Experience Affects Production Team leader Salaries



National Average
$44,000



Skills That Affect Production Team leader Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 38%

Training
up arrow 10%



Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Machine Operation
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Team Management
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 14%
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