$55,510
Avg. Salary
$17.41
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,907

Profit Sharing

$1,489

Commission

$2,987

The average pay for an Operations Supervisor is $17.41 per hour.

The average pay for an Operations Supervisor is $55,510 per year.

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$17
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$28
90%
MEDIAN $17
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$83k
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MEDIAN $55,510
$39,002 - $82,554
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MEDIAN: $55,510
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$11.86 - $27.75
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$0$82K
Salary $39,002 - $82,554
Bonus $97.50 - $9,908
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,139
Commission $59.73 - $15,383
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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$31,060 - $81,093
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10,742
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $11.86 - $27.75
Hourly Tips $0.24 - $5.84
Overtime $17.17 - $41.84
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $97.50 - $9,908
Commission $59.73 - $15,383
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,139
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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$31,060 - $81,093
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,111

Job Description for Operations Supervisor

Operations supervisors deal with the day-to-day issues that arise in the course of business. They need to know to whom they can turn in crisis and must be familiar with company policies and procedures. When state or municipal inspectors arrive, they need to respond adequately. Also, the operations supervisor must meet with supervisors, keep abreast of all policy changes, and follow relevant safety procedures. For operations to occur smoothly and on schedule, the operation supervisor must be able to deal with any emergency that arises within the company or outside the workplace (such as issues with suppliers). While the job typically occurs during regular business hours, the operations supervisors often is expected to be on call on nights and weekends.

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Operations Supervisor Tasks

  • Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of companies to operate more efficiently.
  • Generate relevant operational documentation.
  • Monitor operations to ensure organizational goals are met.
  • Formulate policies, manage daily operations, and plan the use of materials and human resources.

Operations Supervisor Pay By Employer

$0$90K

$66,881

FedEx Freight
44 profiles
$58,076

$65,988

XPO Logistics
41 profiles
$53,957

$31,401

CVS / Pharmacy
38 profiles
$33,057

Staples, Inc.
37 profiles
$25,772

$66,122

DHL
32 profiles
$52,299

$52,386

Common Career Paths for Operations Supervisor


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While Operations Supervisors do not often become Directors of Operations, the job pays $89K per year on average. Operations Supervisors moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Operations Managers or Operations Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $8K higher and $8K higher, respectively.

Operations Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Operations Supervisor


Operations Supervisors seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Process Improvement, Operations Management, Safety Compliance, and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Scheduling, and Training. Those familiar with Operations Management also tend to know Leadership and Problem Solving. It is often found that people who know People Management are also skilled in Problem Solving and Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Supervisor

Pay by Experience for an Operations Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Operations Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 3,275 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Operations Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 2,580 salaries. An experienced Operations Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 2,354 salaries. An Operations Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 1,122 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,949

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Operations Supervisors, 17 percent higher than the national average. Operations Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+17 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Boston (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Louisville. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Phoenix (2 percent lower).

Operations Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Operations Supervisor?

Operations Supervisor in Yonkers:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: Very challenging and flexible.
Cons: Salary.

Operations Supervisor in Deland:
"Think before you accept."
Make sure you understand the limited movement in the position.

Operations Supervisor in Indianapolis:
"Run away....."
Pros: Its a job, that's about it. Nothing special.
Cons: Everything is geared toward the drivers. Making half the wage of a driver and you are their superior. I am not talking a little bit I am speaking of. DOUBLE the Supervisors salary. A seriously broken system. Micromanaged to the maximum. Doesn't care about customers, driven by shareholders. Overworked and WAY underpaid.

Operations Supervisor in Griffin:
"Management."
Pros: The responsibility and freedom to be my own success which in turn is our company's success.
Cons: Feast or famine. Reactive containment, work volume changes one day to the next.

Operations Supervisor in Short Hills:
"Operations Review."
Pros: My job is very detailed orientated. My daily tasks consist of about ten responsibilities plus more. My schedule is from 9am-6pm Monday through Friday. I help keep a luxury retail store organized and maintain all products. Also, I oversee the shipping and receiving duties at our location. Each week I have reports due as well.
Cons: There are added responsibilities every month but no pay increase. The stress level is very high as well.

Operations Supervisor in Angels Camp:
"Pay raises come very slow."
Know what you can do and work on your pit falls.

Operations Supervisor in Visalia:
"Success Is A Way Of Life."
Follow God's Word, love thy family and everything comes after that. If you take care of your business, your business will take care of your family. Stay healthy.

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Key Stats for Operations Supervisor

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3019 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Operations Supervisor Salaries

▲20%

▲8%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Operations Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$52,000

Leadership
▼1%


People Management
▼2%







▼7%


▼8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3019 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 17%