Production Team leader Salary

Pay for Production Team leaders in the United States sits in the ballpark of $17.12 per hour. In the world of Production Team leaders, total cash compensation can vary between $27K and $70K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $4K, respectively. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Production Team leaders who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Production Team leaders is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,723 - $87,521
$37K
$58K
$88K
MEDIAN: $58,452
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$11.81 - $23.11
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MEDIAN: $17.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,723 - $87,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,408  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,085  
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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$27,284 - $69,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $23.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.58 - $34.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,408  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,085  
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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$27,284 - $69,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 628

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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


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Production Team leaders often transition into Production Supervisor positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Production Supervisors earn $51K per year. The most common next step for a Production Team leader is to become a Manufacturing Team Leader or a Manufacturing Production Supervisor. The former position pays an additional $6K per year on average, and the latter position pays $9K more per year.

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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 45 percent, 24 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. Team Management and Machine Operation, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. It is often found that people who know People Management are also skilled in Production Management and Lean Manufacturing.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Team leader

Pay by Experience for a Production Team leader has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Team leader with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 405 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Team leader with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 259 salaries. An experienced Production Team leader which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 220 salaries. A Production Team leader with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,645

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Production Team leaders will find that Greenville offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 37 percent. Production Team leaders will also find cushy salaries in Cincinnati (+29 percent), Phoenix (+20 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), and Pittsburgh (+13 percent). Compared to the national average, Rochester Production Team leaders have considerably lower salaries, 38 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include St. Louis (32 percent lower) and Louisville (7 percent lower).

Production Team leader Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Team leader?

Production Team leader in Carrollton:
"Working as a team leader is a great learning experience."
Pros: Being able to train others and to lead a group of people. Working as a team to accomplish production needs.
Cons: It can be stressful getting every team member to work at a steady pace.

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Key Stats for Production Team leader

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Production Team leader Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$42,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Production Team leader Salaries

Scheduling
▲45%

Operations Management
▲24%

Training
▲15%




National Average
$42,000



Machine Operation
▼6%

Team Management
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 17%
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