Project Supervisor Salary

Project Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $55K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Project Supervisors approaches anywhere from $32K on the lower end to $92K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Project Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Project Supervisors survey respondents are men (76 percent). Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,706 - $94,459
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$94K
MEDIAN: $54,840
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$11.80 - $30.91
(Median)
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$35,706 - $94,459  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,895  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,817  
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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$32,423 - $91,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$18.18 - $44.70  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,895  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,817  
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).
)
$32,423 - $91,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Job Description for Project Supervisor

Whenever a project or a task requires the efforts of a group (or several groups), a manager is typically needed to ensure consistent workflow, unity of goals, and cooperation between individuals and groups. “Project manager” is a title that exists in many different industries, meaning that the exact nature of the projects managed vary widely, even within a single organization. Regardless of the specific project goals, the project manager's general duties include providing necessary oversight to project team members, setting appropriate deadlines for completion, ensuring that the project operates within its allotted budget, and balancing the needs of individuals working on the project to make sure that everything proceeds efficiently.

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Project Supervisor Tasks

  • Manage inventory, receiving, and supplies to keep a steady flow of goods and services.
  • Manage processes and timelines to reach goals.
  • Train, supervise and analyze the performance of staff, including scheduling.
  • Ensure that safety and compliance standards are met.

Common Career Paths for Project Supervisor


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Project Supervisors who move on to become Construction Project Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Construction Project Managers get paid an average of $70K per year.

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Survey takers who work as Project Supervisors typically report just a few professional skills. Microsoft Excel and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Supervisor

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


Project Supervisors with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $47K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $55K. Project Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $58K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $71K on average.

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Experience Affects Project Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Project Supervisor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 24%
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