Production Team leader Salary

For Production Team leaders, hourly average wages total $17.28 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Production Team leaders spread between $28K and $69K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Production Team leaders. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Male Production Team leaders are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 69 percent of professionals. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,814 - $88,451
$38K
$58K
$88K
MEDIAN: $57,665
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$12.18 - $23.58
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MEDIAN: $17.39
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$0$88K
Salary $37,814 - $88,451
Bonus $0.00 - $9,521
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,848
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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$28,085 - $69,231
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 186
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.18 - $23.58
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $16.99 - $35.69
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,521
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,848
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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$28,085 - $69,231
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 627

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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. Manufacturing Team Leaders or Manufacturing Production Supervisors are common next-step roles for Production Team leaders moving up in their careers; annual pay for Manufacturing Team Leaders is $6K higher on average, and it's $9K higher for Manufacturing Production Supervisors.

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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, 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. Those educated in People Management tend to be well versed 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: $41,847

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

Greenville is home to an above-average pay rate for Production Team leaders, 37 percent higher than the national average. Production Team leaders can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Cincinnati (+29 percent), Phoenix (+20 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), and Pittsburgh (+13 percent). Production Team leaders in Rochester make 38 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in St. Louis and Louisville (32 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Production Team leader Reviews

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

Production Team leader in Roanoke:
"Stable but hectic."
Pros: There is always plenty of work and sometimes OT 4-6 hours a week in some cases. Production techs all work well together.
Cons: Miscommunication, bad planning cause unobtainable deadlines in some case. Over promise to the customer under deliver. Office persons out number shop workers. Training between in-house staff and HQ staff is always different. Lack of procedures cause multiple issues.

Production Team leader in Columbus:
Pros: It's reliable, working way more than necessary.
Cons: The way they treat their employees.

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.

Production Team leader in Peculiar:
Pros: I like the different people I work with, the troubleshooting, and the feel of family.
Cons: Lack of communication, lack of respect and appreciation from management, nitpicking the petty stuff.

Production Team leader in Lexington:
"Great job."
Pros: I love my job and all the people here.
Cons: I do not like work the weekend shifts.

Production Team leader in Liberty:
"Team leader."
Pros: Decent pay and benefits, good people to work for.
Cons: Hours worked can be extreme which some people can't handle.

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Key Stats for Production Team leader

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Production Team leader Salaries

▲20%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$42,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Production Team leader Salaries

Scheduling
▲44%

Operations Management
▲23%

Training
▲15%




National Average
$42,000



Machine Operation
▼7%

Team Management
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 16%
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