Production Team leader Salary

Pay for Production Team leaders in the United States sits in the ballpark of $17.28 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $4K, respectively — total cash payment to Production Team leaders can bottom out near $28K or peak near $69K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Work is enjoyable for Production Team leaders, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,670 - $88,938
$37K
$59K
$89K
MEDIAN: $58,850
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$12.10 - $23.35
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MEDIAN: $17.28
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$0$88K
Salary $36,670 - $88,938
Bonus $0.00 - $9,740
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,710
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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$28,143 - $69,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 192
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.10 - $23.35
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $16.91 - $35.22
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,740
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,710
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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$28,143 - $69,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 613

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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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Many Production Team leaders move into a Production Supervisor role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $51K per year. Production Team leaders most often move into positions as Manufacturing Team Leaders or Manufacturing Production Supervisors; those groups report median salaries that are $6K higher and $9K higher, respectively.

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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 16 percent, respectively. Those listing Team Management and Machine Operation as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. For most people, competency in People Management indicates knowledge of 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: $41,573

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

For those looking to make money, Production Team leaders in Greenville enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 37 percent above 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. Below-median salaries also turn up in St. Louis and Louisville (32 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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

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 152 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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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
▲16%





National Average
$42,000


Machine Operation
▼6%

Team Management
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 16%
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