Production Team leader Salary

Median pay for Production Team leaders in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $16.59 per hour. Final cash compensation to Production Team leaders varies from around $26K to approximately $74K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $8K and $6K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Production Team leaders greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,245 - $90,719
(Median)
$37K
$55K
$91K
MEDIAN: $54,916
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$11.42 - $23.25
(Median)
$11
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,245 - $90,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,350  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,082  
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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$26,347 - $74,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.42 - $23.25  
   
Overtime
$17.38 - $35.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,350  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,082  
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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$26,347 - $74,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 451
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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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Although it's unusual, some Production Team leaders transition into jobs as Manufacturing Production Supervisors. The latter group reports earning a slightly lower median of $51K per year, though. A common career progression for a Production Team leader is to become a Production Supervisor or a Manufacturing Team Leader. Compared to Production Team leaders, the first group earns $7K more on average, and the second group earns $5K more.

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Popular Skills for Production Team leader


Survey results suggest that Production Team leaders put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Training, Production Management, Lean Manufacturing, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 10 percent. 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 skilled in People Management are similarly competent 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.


For Production Team leaders, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $40K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $43K. Production Team leaders who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $46K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $56K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Production Team leader Salaries



National Average
$44,000



Skills That Affect Production Team leader Salaries


Training
up arrow 10%



National Average
$44,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Machine Operation
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Team Management
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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