Team Leader, General Salary

General Team Leaders in the United States take home approximately $14.21 per hour on average. Total incomes of General Team Leaders incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $12K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $21K and $100K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but experience level and the specific company are influential factors as well. Most General Team Leaders report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of General Team Leaders (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, around one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,838 - $119,484

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$8.74 - $22.82

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$31,838 - $119,484  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $9,744  
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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$20,713 - $99,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 597
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$8.74 - $22.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $4.22  
Overtime
$11.84 - $35.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $9,744  
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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$20,713 - $99,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 651
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Job Description for Team Leader, General

For most companies, the team leader assumes a supervisor's position, working a wide variety of shifts during a typical week. They oversee many of the day-to-day activities of a business or store. A team leader typically reports to middle and upper management. Most managers use their team leader to gather information about the techniques and working habits of employees that may not work under direction supervision of management staff or work at different times than management staff. As such, much of the team leader's job is communicating this information to management, as well as discussing disciplinary actions, terminations, or positive recognition of employees with them. At times these individuals may be asked to train and/or hire new employees. Many team leader may be asked to ready establishments to open or close for the business day.

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Team Leader, General Tasks

  • Assist in planning, introduction, and implementation of new initiatives and process improvements.
  • Motivate teams to high performance while ensuring compliance to regulations and rules.
  • Lead assigned staff in day-to-day activities to attain maximum profits and customer satisfaction.
  • Review key analytics to provide performance feedback and to identify and report problems.

Common Career Paths for Team Leader, General


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General Team Leaders who advance into the role of a Manufacturing Production Manager are fairly uncommon. Manufacturing Production Managers on average earn $62K per year. General Team Leaders most often move into positions as Manufacturing Production Supervisors or Operations Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $9K higher and $17K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Team Leader, General


General Team Leaders flock to Whole Foods Market, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $51K lead the pack in compensation.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Chick-Fil-A Inc — the median salary comes to just $23K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate.

Popular Skills for Team Leader, General


Survey results imply that General Team Leaders put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Project Management, Operations Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 55 percent, 20 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service and Training as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. For most people, competency in Leadership indicates knowledge of Customer Service and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Team Leader, General

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of General Team Leaders. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $32K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $66K.

Pay Difference by Location


Raleigh offers some of the highest pay in the country for General Team Leaders, 157 percent above the national average. General Team Leaders will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+98 percent), Washington (+86 percent), Miami (+76 percent), and Atlanta (+75 percent). General Team Leaders in Detroit take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 23 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Chicago (19 percent lower) and San Antonio (9 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Team Leader, General Salaries




National Average
$41,000


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$41,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 272 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%
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