Operations Team Leader Salary

Operations Team Leaders in the United States take home an average $60K per year. Total cash earnings of Operations Team Leaders range from $29K on the low end to $93K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $10K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the particular firm, followed by the particular city and tenure. Most Operations Team Leaders report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,141 - $98,063
$37K
$60K
$98K
MEDIAN: $59,915
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50%
90%

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$11.43 - $25.92
$11
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.60
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$0$98K
Salary $37,141 - $98,063
Bonus $99.33 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,500
Commission $10,476
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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$28,540 - $91,549
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 667
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $11.43 - $25.92
Hourly Tips $0.83
Overtime $16.16 - $42.63
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $99.33 - $14,681
Commission $10,476
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,500
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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$28,540 - $91,549
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 500

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Job Description for Operations Team Leader

The title of operations team leader can be applied to a wide variety of positions. In some cases, it can apply to a manager at a bakery. In others, it could mean the supervisor of a section of a bank who is responsible for protecting the company against money laundering. It all depends on which field you are looking in.

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Operations Team Leader Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day operations activities.
  • Ensure support and troubleshooting is provided for all operations.
  • Provide premier customer service, develop a technically qualified work force, reduce operating costs, inventories and lead times through continuous improvements.
  • Ensure a safe work environment, maximize profitable growth, and drive quality improvements.

Common Career Paths for Operations Team Leader


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Operations Team Leaders' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Director of Operations. The average Director of Operations brings home $89K per year. An Operations Manager role is the most common promotion for Operations Team Leaders moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $59K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Operations Team Leaders is an Operations Supervisor position, where earnings are usually $49K.

Operations Team Leader Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Team Leader


Target Corporation, Amazon.com Inc, Chick-Fil-A Inc, Parker Hannifin Corp, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) are top-notch employers for Operations Team Leaders in this area. For Operations Team Leaders, comfortable salaries can be found at General Electric Co (GE); in fact, median earnings sit around $89K, the highest in the area. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Parker Hannifin Corp, American Express Co. (AMEX), and Amazon.com Inc, where Operations Team Leaders typically earn around $73K, $72K, or $71K, respectively.

Convergys Corporation, Discover Financial Services LLC and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $33K, $52K, and $57K.

Popular Skills for Operations Team Leader


Operations Team Leaders seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Leadership, Team Management, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 44 percent, 30 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Customer Relationship Management. It is often found that people who know People Management are also skilled in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Team Leader

Pay by Experience for an Operations Team Leader has a positive trend. An entry-level Operations Team Leader with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 473 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Operations 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 $53,000 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Operations Team Leader which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 251 salaries. An Operations 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 $65,000 based on 113 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,278

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

Surpassing the national average by 44 percent, Operations Team Leaders in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Operations Team Leaders will also find cushy salaries in St. Louis (+39 percent), Los Angeles (+33 percent), Atlanta (+30 percent), and Houston (+27 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Indianapolis Operations Team Leaders earning much less — 21 percent less — than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Orlando (19 percent lower) and Tampa (13 percent lower).

Operations Team Leader Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Operations Team Leader?

Operations Team Leader in Indianapolis:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Being able to do it.And utilizing my skills to make a difference.
Cons: The stress and the data entry part of it.To much time in a chair.

Operations Team Leader in Hyderabad:
"Sales team lead."
Pros: It's good company to learn new things.
Cons: Salary for agent level.

Operations Team Leader in Tallahassee:
Pros: Flexible Hours.
Cons: Stress. Overscheduling.

Operations Team Leader in Otsego:
Pros: Corporate culture. Work flexibility. Strong sense of accomplishment and achievement. Opportunities and experience gained.
Cons: Our division is small and not many opportunities for advancement and growth.

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Key Stats for Operations Team Leader

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 225 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Operations Team Leader Salaries

▲27%

▲20%

▲3%

National Average
$51,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Operations Team Leader Salaries

Leadership
▲46%

Team Management
▲32%

Microsoft Access
▲21%

Data Analysis
▲19%







National Average
$51,000


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 225 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 14%
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