Production Team leader Salary
Production Team leaders in the United States take home approximately $16.96 per hour on average. Overall cash earnings for Production Team leaders stretch from $26K on the lower end to $69K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $5K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Male Production Team leaders are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Production Team leaders claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Job Description for Production Team leader
- 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.
- Ensure production quotas and quality standards are met.
- Enforce safety and health policies and procedures, and investigate and report accidents.
Common Career Paths for Production Team leader
Production Team leaders who go on to become Manufacturing Production Supervisors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Manufacturing Production Supervisors is $51K annually. Production Team leaders most often move into positions as Production Supervisors or Manufacturing Team Leaders; those groups report median salaries that are $9K higher and $6K higher, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Production Team leader
Production Team leaders report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Scheduling, Operations Management, and Training are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 44 percent, 20 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. Those listing Team Management and Machine Operation as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those proficient in People Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Production Management and Lean Manufacturing.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Team leader
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Production Team leaders do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $38K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $43K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Production Team leaders make a median salary of $47K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $52K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.
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