Plant Supervisor Salary

A Plant Supervisor earns an average salary of $58,154 per year. A skill in Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,113 - $84,732
$41K
$60K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,642
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50%
90%

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$14.16 - $28.97
$14
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $20.51
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$0$84K
Salary $41,113 - $84,732
Bonus $0.00 - $7,946
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,953
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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$39,092 - $81,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.16 - $28.97
Overtime $18.69 - $41.62
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,946
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,953
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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$39,092 - $81,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

Job Description for Plant Supervisor

Plant supervisors are in charge of a particular plant or location for their company. They are responsible for monitoring employee work schedules, balancing employees' workloads and keeping track of hours and overtime pay. Plant supervisors also oversee a budget, as well as conduct hiring and training for new employees. Additionally, plant supervisors must resolve any grievances among employees and should therefore be adept at listening to complaints and solving problems with employees. These supervisors are also responsible for maintaining equipment in the facility, which includes handling repairs as needed and scheduling regular maintenance for the equipment and tools needed to run the plant.

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Plant Supervisor Tasks

  • Direct and supervise manufacturing process from acquisition of supplies to final delivery.
  • Analyze and solve work and equipment problems.
  • Monitor and ensure a ready flow of inventory.
  • Understand, implement, and enforce state and federal policies and regulations, including ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Manage staff and equipment schedules, downtime, training, and maintenance.

Common Career Paths for Plant Supervisor


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Plant Supervisor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Plant Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Plant Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Plant Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plant Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Plant Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 93 salaries. A Plant Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 66 salaries.

Plant Supervisor Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Plant Supervisor?

Plant Supervisor in Jacksonville:
"Responsibility."
Know your employees and care about their wellbeing. Know their job better than they do, and ensure your subordinates accomplish all tasks.

Plant Supervisor in Springfield:
"Good."
Pros: Mentoring others.
Cons: The low pay.

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Key Stats for Plant Supervisor

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Plant Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Plant Supervisor Salaries

Scheduling
▲17%


Production Management
▲1%

Lean Manufacturing
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

Maintenance
▼5%

Inventory Management
▼15%

People Management
▼21%

Team Leadership
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 12%