General Foreman, Manufacturing Production Salary

A sizeable majority of General Manufacturing Foremen in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $19.37 per hour. In the world of General Manufacturing Foremen, overall income ranges from $31K near the bottom to $83K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. The majority of General Manufacturing Foremen claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,091 - $97,108
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MEDIAN: $59,036
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$13.78 - $29.11
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$0$97K
Salary $40,091 - $97,108
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,946
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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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$31,324 - $84,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 92
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $13.78 - $29.11
Overtime $21.50 - $47.88
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,946
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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$31,324 - $84,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 166

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Job Description for General Foreman, Manufacturing Production

General foremen in manufacturing production oversee production lines to ensure that they are functioning properly, which includes overseeing employees and ensuring that production quotas are met.

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General Foreman, Manufacturing Production Tasks

  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in safety program development.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of production staff.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repair of machines to avoid downtime and delays, ensure production process and machinery are in compliance with customer specifications and professional and safety standards.
  • Oversee day-to-day production schedules, operational and plant activities.
  • Review engineering recommended process changes to ensure process is appropriate with operating goals.

Common Career Paths for General Foreman, Manufacturing Production


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General Manufacturing Foremen do not often transition into Plant Manager of Manufacturing roles. The role averages $82K per year. General Manufacturing Foremen typically move into roles as Manufacturing Production Managers or Operations Managers, and those positions pay $12K more and $9K more, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Foreman, Manufacturing Production

Pay by Experience for a General Foreman, Manufacturing Production has a positive trend. An entry-level General Foreman, Manufacturing Production with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Foreman, Manufacturing Production with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced General Foreman, Manufacturing Production which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 100 salaries. A General Foreman, Manufacturing Production with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 63 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a General Foreman, Manufacturing Production?

General Foreman, Manufacturing Production in Phoenix:
Pros: Being in the air and making people tree live longer.
Cons: I do not like to climb Palm trees.

General Foreman, Manufacturing Production in Beardstown:
"Rewarding."
Very competitive. Many fires to put out but rewarding on daily basis.

General Foreman, Manufacturing Production in Lima:
"This Job Could Be Improved With A Better Superintendent."
I would advise anyone considering employment in this field to research just who will be their direct superior.

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Key Stats for General Foreman, Manufacturing Production

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects General Foreman, Manufacturing Production Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect General Foreman, Manufacturing Production Salaries

People Management
▲27%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲11%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲4%

National Average
$50,000

Welding
▼5%

Operations Management
▼7%

Equipment Maintenance
▼9%

Job Scheduling
▼9%

Team Leadership
▼25%

Machine Operation
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 25%
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