Lead Operator Operations Salary

Pay for Lead Operators of Operations in the United States sits in the ballpark of $18.99 per hour. Cash earnings for Lead Operators of Operations — which occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $3K from profit sharing — stretch from around $29K to approximately $72K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Lead Operators of Operations, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. Lead Operators of Operations who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,905 - $116,968
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$55K
$120K
MEDIAN: $55,188
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$12.86 - $29.26
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MEDIAN: $19.17
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$0$116K
Salary $34,905 - $116,968
Bonus $0.00 - $6,921
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,909
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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$28,978 - $74,166
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $12.86 - $29.26
Overtime $18.83 - $43.39
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,921
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,909
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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$28,978 - $74,166
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 139

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Job Description for Lead Operator Operations

  • Train and supervise operators, ensuring schedules are followed and compliance goals met.
  • Resolve emergencies, complex problems, and work flow stoppages.
  • Document activities, problems, and metrics.
  • Analyze work flow and processes to identify areas for improvement.

Common Career Paths for Lead Operator Operations


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Lead Operators of Operations sometimes assume positions such as Operations Managers. That role pays $59K per year on average. Career advancement for the typical Lead Operations Operator often leads to becoming a Manufacturing Production Supervisor or a Production Supervisor; median salaries in these positions are $7K higher and $7K higher, respectively.

Lead Operator Operations Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Operator Operations

Pay by Experience for a Lead Operator Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Operator Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Operator Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Lead Operator Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 46 salaries. A Lead Operator Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 29 salaries.

Lead Operator Operations Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Lead Operator Operations?

Lead Operator Operations in Erie:
"Great atmosphere!"
Pros: The hours fit my lifestyle very well. I feel challenged, and I am constantly learning new information about meat and the way it is processed. My coworkers are all very friendly and supportive, and the management is very hands on. I see the owner of the company on a weekly basis, and he knows all his employees by name. The product is a very well-known and enjoyed local staple.
Cons: While I enjoy learning new things, I also feel that sometimes I am moved to frequently to really gain the knowledge I need in any one department. This has not been a serious factor as of late.

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Key Stats for Lead Operator Operations

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Lead Operator Operations Salaries

▲49%

▲17%

National Average
$44,000

▼5%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Lead Operator Operations Salaries


National Average
$44,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 11%
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