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Production Team leader Salary

The average Production Team leader in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $16.73 per hour. Total cash compensation to Production Team leaders approaches anywhere from $28K on the lower end to $74K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $4K from profit sharing. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Production Team leaders greatly outnumber their female counterparts. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Production Team leaders. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,767 - $88,052
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$88K
MEDIAN: $53,243
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90%

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$11.83 - $24.37
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,767 - $88,052  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,803  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$27,912 - $74,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $24.37  
   
Overtime
$17.81 - $37.23  
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 - $9,803  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$27,912 - $74,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 227

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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


Production Team leaders generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Lucky workers who know Lean Manufacturing can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 36 percent above average. Production Management and Training are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 9 percent and 36 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Scheduling and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. Most people skilled in Production Management are similarly competent 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 many Production Team leaders, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $42K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $44K. Production Team leaders claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $46K. Production Team leaders who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is 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 36%



Training
up arrow 9%

Machine Operation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%