Production Team leader Salary

Production Team leaders in the United States can expect wages of $16.59 per hour on average. Overall cash earnings for Production Team leaders stretch from $26K on the lower end to $74K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $6K from profit sharing. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Production Team leaders survey respondents are men (75 percent). 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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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. The most common next step for a Production Team leader is to become a Production Supervisor or a Manufacturing Team Leader. The former position pays an additional $7K per year on average, and the latter position pays $5K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Production Team leader


Survey results imply that Production Team leaders put a diverse skill set 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 who know People Management also know 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $40K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $43K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $46K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $56K.

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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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