Average Lead Operator Operations Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Lead Operator Operations is $19.75.
MEDIAN $19.75
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $31
$303 - $9,635
Profit Sharing
$50 - $3,056
Total Pay
$30,049 - $85,040

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Lead Operator Operations
Production Supervisor
Operations Supervisor
Production Manager, Manufacturing
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Lead Operator Operations

Skills in Team Leadership, Operations Management, Troubleshooting, Machine Operation and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Operator Operations

An early career Lead Operator Operations with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.27 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Lead Operator Operations with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.15 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Lead Operator Operations with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.31 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Lead Operator Operations in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 26.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (22.8% less), Newnan, Georgia (19.6% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

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