The average pay for a Production Lead, Manufacturing is $16.96 per hour.
The average pay for a Production Lead, Manufacturing is $50,515 per year.
|Salary||$33,744 - $82,360|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $4,004|
|Profit Sharing||$127 - $5,928|
|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).)
|$27,861 - $58,253|
|Hourly Rate||$12.59 - $23.28|
|Overtime||$18.11 - $34.78|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $4,004|
|Profit Sharing||$127 - $5,928|
|Total Pay (||$27,861 - $58,253|
Job Description for Production Lead, Manufacturing
Manufacturing production leads are responsible for a variety of tasks including planning, scheduling, and helping resolve production issues. Their main objective is to ensure that all production projects are completed in a timely manner and stay within budget. In the manufacturing environment, the production lead supervises the entire production line. They handle scheduling and oversee floor operations, monitoring the performance of production workers, verifying product quality, handling scheduling, and tracking key performance metrics (such as those related to quality and efficiency).Read More...
The manufacturing production lead's responsibilities include training and overseeing production team to ensure consistent product quality and that delivery schedules are met. Additionally, the production lead monitors individual team workers to see if any need for additional training or instruction exists. Production leads work with production employees, managers, supply chain agents, engineers, and accounting personnel. They typically report to a departmental lead or the operations manager.
The manufacturing production lead's day-to-day responsibilities involve scheduling, monitoring employee output, and managing the time of other production employees. This is typically a full-time position with a majority of time spent in the office on the production floor. Some minor travel may occasionally be required.
These positions may require a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as a minimum of five years working in a production environment. A bachelor's degree in business management or production engineering may be preferred. Experience in a production or quality management environment is preferred as well. Excellent interpersonal and multitasking skills are required, and they must be able to work well with other in a team environment. These professionals may be required to stand for long periods of time and lift weight up to 50 pounds. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
Common Career Paths for Production Lead, Manufacturing
Though it's uncommon, some Manufacturing Production Leads move into roles as Plant Managers of Manufacturing, where pay is an average $82K per year. Production Supervisors or Manufacturing Production Supervisors are common next-step roles for Manufacturing Production Leads moving up in their careers; annual pay for Production Supervisors is $12K higher on average, and it's $12K higher for Manufacturing Production Supervisors.
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Popular Skills for Production Lead, Manufacturing
Manufacturing Production Leads seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Inventory Control, Scheduling, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 22 percent, and 21 percent, respectively. Most people who know Machine Operation also know Training.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Lead, Manufacturing
Pay by Experience for a Production Lead, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Lead, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 370 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Lead, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Production Lead, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 171 salaries. A Production Lead, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 58 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Home to some of the best pay for Manufacturing Production Leads, San Jose offers exceptional salaries, 30 percent above the national average. Manufacturing Production Leads can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+26 percent), Chicago (+11 percent), Austin (+11 percent), and Denver (+11 percent). The lowest-paying market is Louisville, which sits 20 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Workers in Atlanta and Los Angeles earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (20 percent less and 18 percent less, respectively).
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