$66,141
Avg. Salary
$19.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,942

Bonus

$2,427

Profit Sharing

$8,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Production Foreman is $19.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Production Foreman is $66,141 per year.

$14.99
10%
$19.96
50%
$28.04
90%
MEDIAN $19.96
$43k
10%
$66k
50%
$113k
90%
MEDIAN $66,141
$42,905 - $113,378
$43K
$66K
$110K
MEDIAN: $66,141
10%
50%
90%

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$14.99 - $28.04
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$0$113K
Salary $42,905 - $113,378
Bonus $51.82 - $12,605
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,137
Commission $8,000
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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$35,408 - $97,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 340
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.99 - $28.04
Hourly Tips $0.03
Overtime $20.79 - $42.29
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $51.82 - $12,605
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,137
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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$35,408 - $97,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 478

Job Description for Production Foreman

A production foreman is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating activities in a manufacturing or industrial plant environment. They must manage their own time - and that of others - to ensure that quotas and other requirements are met; they are also responsible for motivating, developing, and leading associates and subordinates.

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Production Foreman Tasks
  • Evaluate and optimize production, diagnosing problems and surveillance.
  • Oversee on site field operations including installation, operation and maintenance of production facilities.
  • Maintenance and enhancement of existing properties.
  • Train employees, plan, assign and direct work.

Common Career Paths for Production Foreman


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Production Foremans do not often transition into Plant Manager of Manufacturing roles. The role averages $82K per year. Production Foremans most often move into positions as Manufacturing Production Supervisors or General Manufacturing Foremen. Manufacturing Production Supervisors actually earn $2K less on average, however, and General Manufacturing Foremen earn $3K less per year than Production Foremans do.

Production Foreman Job Listings

Popular Skills for Production Foreman


Survey results suggest that Production Foremans use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, Operations Management, Production Management, and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 14 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Welding. Those educated in Production Support tend to be well versed in Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Foreman

Pay by Experience for a Production Foreman has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Foreman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 132 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Foreman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Production Foreman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 150 salaries. A Production Foreman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 100 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,014

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

With a pay rate for Production Foremans that is 87 percent greater than the national average, Birmingham offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Production Foremans will also find cushy salaries in Fort Worth (+24 percent) and New Orleans (+13 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Production Foremans in Grand Rapids earning a whopping 26 percent below the national average. Dallas and Indianapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

Production Foreman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Foreman?

Production Foreman in Medford:
"Great."
Pros: Notover populated nice climate
Cons: I work 5 days a week

Production Foreman in Hartwell:
"Okay."
Pros: close to home
Cons: lack of good jobs

Production Foreman in Delaware:
"Sandy ground cooled in winter hot in summer."
Pros: some of the customers
Cons: some of the customers , some location of the water mains

Production Foreman in Singapore:
"6598664629"
Yes I will do good job .and I want to get more salary .because I have family .This the way im find a good jod , and I want to be happy my life ,

Production Foreman in New Orleans:
"Great Job, some stresses."
Pros: Work Schedule, Retirement Package.
Cons: Under paid.

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Key Stats for Production Foreman

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Production Foreman Salaries

▲14%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$53,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Production Foreman Salaries

Team Leadership
▲13%

Operations Management
▲8%

Production Management
▲6%


National Average
$53,000


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼2%


Leadership
▼3%

Welding
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 21%