Manufacturing Team Leader Salary

Median pay for Manufacturing Team Leaders in the United States is around $17.84 per hour. In the world of Manufacturing Team Leaders, total cash compensation can vary between $30K and $75K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $9K, respectively. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Manufacturing Team Leaders are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part.

$38,180 - $97,170
$38K
$64K
$97K
MEDIAN: $64,204
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50%
90%

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$13.41 - $24.17
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.82
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$0$97K
Salary $38,180 - $97,170
Bonus $145.44 - $7,720
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,808
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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$30,453 - $75,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 126
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.41 - $24.17
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $18.91 - $34.49
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $145.44 - $7,720
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,808
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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$30,453 - $75,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 345

Job Description for Manufacturing Team Leader

Manufacturing team leaders perform a wide variety of tasks, which vary depending on the field in which they work in. They often supervise production to ensure everything is going according to plan. An important aspect of manufacturing team leaders' jobs is to develop their team members into quality workers. Since team leaders are usually more experienced, they can provide valuable insight for less experienced employees, help their teams where needed, and oversee, coach and train their team members. They are usually involved in the hiring process, and can terminate or even promote their team members depending on their merit.

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Manufacturing Team Leader Tasks

  • Train and supervise all employees on a shift, schedule shifts, and coordinate production processes.
  • Make sure equipment and machinery are properly maintained and promptly repaired.
  • Ensure production quotas and quality standards are met.
  • Enforce safety and health policies and procedures, and investigate and report accidents.

Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Team Leader


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Many Manufacturing Team Leaders transition into upper-level Production Supervisor positions. Production Supervisors earn a median of $51K per year.

Manufacturing Team Leader Job Listings

Popular Skills for Manufacturing Team Leader


Manufacturing Team Leaders seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Team Building, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 47 percent, 43 percent, and 21 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include CNC/NC. It is often found that people who know Lean Manufacturing are also skilled in Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Team Leader

Pay by Experience for a Manufacturing Team Leader has a positive trend. An entry-level Manufacturing Team Leader with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 236 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturing Team Leader with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Team Leader which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 121 salaries. A Manufacturing Team Leader with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 47 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,671

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Manufacturing Team Leaders, Detroit offers exceptional salaries, 92 percent above the national average. Manufacturing Team Leaders will also find cushy salaries in Cincinnati (+26 percent), Houston (+17 percent), Milwaukee (+15 percent), and San Diego (+14 percent). Manufacturing Team Leaders' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Manufacturing Team Leaders in Rochester bring in salaries that are 22 percent lower than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Dayton (11 percent lower) and Holland (1 percent lower).

Manufacturing Team Leader Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Manufacturing Team Leader?

Manufacturing Team Leader in Joplin:
"Decent job."
Pros: I like that I have the ability to make decisions, and enjoy the people I work with. I also like the amount of vacation we receive.
Cons: I don't feel like we get the appreciation we deserve.

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Key Stats for Manufacturing Team Leader

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Manufacturing Team Leader Salaries

▲28%

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
$45,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Team Leader Salaries

People Management
▲46%

Team Building
▲41%

Operations Management
▲20%


Production Management
▲9%

Training
▲6%


National Average
$45,000


CNC/NC
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%