Average Production Foreman Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Production Foreman is $20.00.
MEDIAN $20.00
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $28
$99 - $14,559
Profit Sharing
$509 - $15,319
Total Pay
$35,210 - $96,082

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Job Description for Production Foreman

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Production Foreman

Career Paths

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Production Foreman
General Foreman, Manufacturing Productio...
Production Supervisor
Plant Manager, Manufacturing
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Production Foreman

Skills in People Management, Troubleshooting and Production Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Production Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Foreman

An early career Production Foreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.79 based on 191 salaries. A mid-career Production Foreman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.65 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Production Foreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.51 based on 234 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Production Foreman in their job title in Detroit, Michigan earn an average of 34.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (25.0% less), Grand Rapids, Michigan (13.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (9.9% less).

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