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Production Team leader Salary

An average Production Team leader in the United States can expect to take home roughly $16.72 per hour. Total cash compensation to Production Team leaders bottoms out near $28K and approaches $74K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Production Team leaders like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Production Team leaders survey respondents are men (74 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,189 - $90,390
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$90K
MEDIAN: $52,427
10%
50%
90%

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$11.75 - $24.33
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,189 - $90,390  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$27,573 - $74,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $24.33  
   
Overtime
$17.68 - $36.60  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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).
)
$27,573 - $74,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 239

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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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Many Production Team leaders transition into upper-level Production Supervisor positions. Production Supervisors earn a median of $50K per year.

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Popular Skills for Production Team leader


Production Team leaders report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Lean Manufacturing, Training, and Production Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent, 10 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling. Most people who know 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.


For Production Team leaders, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $41K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $44K. Production Team leaders who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $46K. Production Team leaders who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $57K.

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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 10%



National Average
$44,000

Machine Operation
up arrow 1%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 13%
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