Project Supervisor Salary

Project Supervisors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $53K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Project Supervisors far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,987 - $79,219
$36K
$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $53,457
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$14.47 - $36.75
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MEDIAN: $21.95
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$0$82K
Salary $35,987 - $79,219
Bonus $305.21 - $10,084
Profit Sharing $800
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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$34,531 - $82,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.47 - $36.75
Overtime $19.40 - $48.80
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $305.21 - $10,084
Profit Sharing $800
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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$34,531 - $82,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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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

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

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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Pay by Experience Level for Project Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Project Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Project Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 53 salaries. A Project Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 39 salaries.

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Key Stats for Project Supervisor

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Project Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲25%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Project Supervisor Salaries

Team Leadership
▲9%


Microsoft Excel
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

Project Coordinating
▼6%

People Management
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 25%
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