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Production Team leader Salary

Production Team leaders in the United States can expect to earn an average of $16.88 per hour. In the world of Production Team leaders, overall income ranges from $28K near the bottom to $78K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $3K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most Production Team leaders survey respondents are men (73 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Production Team leaders enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$38,696 - $91,671
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MEDIAN: $54,181
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$12.10 - $23.70
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,696 - $91,671  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,155  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,020  
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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$28,394 - $77,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $23.70  
   
Overtime
$17.87 - $36.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,155  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,020  
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).
)
$28,394 - $77,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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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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It's not uncommon for Production Team leaders to assume a higher-end position such as a Production Supervisor. On average, Production Supervisors get paid $49K per year.

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Popular Skills for Production Team leader


Survey results show that Production Team leaders use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Lean Manufacturing, People Management, and Production Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent, 13 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Quality Assurance / Quality Control. It is often found that people who know Production Management are also skilled in People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Team leader

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


For Production Team leaders, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $44K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $45K. Production Team leaders with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $45K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Production Team leader with more than 20 years of experience can earn $52K on average.

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Experience Affects Production Team leader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 1%


National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Production Team leader Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 35%

People Management
up arrow 13%


Training
up arrow 7%

Machine Operation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 14%