Average Operations Supervisor Salary

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The average salary for an Operations Supervisor is $56,450.
MEDIAN $56,450
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$40k - $83k
$201 - $10k
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$453 - $8k
$58 - $13k
Total Pay
$31k - $81k

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Job Description for Operations Supervisor

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.
The top respondents for the job title Operations Supervisor are from the companies United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., The Home Depot Inc. and XPO Logistics. Reported salaries are highest at United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. where the average pay is $65,585. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Comcast Cable, Inc. and FedEx Freight, earning around $64,790 and $58,101, respectively. CVS / Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $40,976. Staples, Inc. and XPO Logistics also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $51,456 and $54,127, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Operations Supervisor. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Operations Supervisor
Operations Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Operations Supervisor

Skills in Operations Management, People Management, Team Leadership and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Problem Solving.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Supervisor

An entry-level Operations Supervisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,352 based on 1,487 salaries. An early career Operations Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,720 based on 5,916 salaries. A mid-career Operations Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,786 based on 4,760 salaries. An experienced Operations Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,763 based on 4,595 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,060.
Employees with Operations Supervisor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (8.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (3.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

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