Production Team leader Salary

Median pay for Production Team leaders in the United States is around $16.65 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Production Team leaders spread between $27K and $74K depending on individual performance. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Production Team leaders survey respondents are men (74 percent). A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Production Team leaders report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,610 - $87,686
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$88K
MEDIAN: $52,946
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$11.33 - $23.46
(Median)
$11
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,610 - $87,686  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,302  
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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$26,730 - $73,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $23.46  
   
Overtime
$17.67 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,302  
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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$26,730 - $73,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 288
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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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Production Team leaders may enjoy increased earnings if they become Production Supervisors. This seems to be a popular career move, and Production Supervisor earn a slightly higher median of $50K annually.

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Popular Skills for Production Team leader


Survey results imply that Production Team leaders put a diverse skill set to use. Lucky workers who know Lean Manufacturing can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 37 percent above average. Production Management and Training are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 9 percent and 37 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 familiar with Production Management also know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Team leader

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Production Team leaders in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $42K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $43K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $46K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Production Team leader generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $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 37%


Training
up arrow 9%


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
0%

National Average
$44,000

Machine Operation
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Team Management
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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