Project Supervisor Salary

Project Supervisors in the United States pull down an average of $53K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Most Project Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (81 percent) of Project Supervisors who answered the questionnaire are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,980 - $82,753
$36K
$53K
$83K
MEDIAN: $53,226
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$14.34 - $33.84
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$22
$34
MEDIAN: $22.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,980 - $82,753  
   
Bonus
$299.33 - $9,787  
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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$34,332 - $83,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $33.84  
   
Overtime
$20.25 - $48.02  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$299.33 - $9,787  
   
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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$34,332 - $83,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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 often transition into Construction Project Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Construction Project Managers earn $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
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Project Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲24%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Project Supervisor Salaries

Team Leadership
▲9%


Microsoft Excel
▲5%

National Average
$54,000

Project Coordinating
▼7%

People Management
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 27%