Average Production Superintendent Salary

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The average salary for a Production Superintendent is $76,228. Salaries range between $55k - $119k.
MEDIAN $76,228
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$55k - $119k
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$55k - $129k

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Job Description for Production Superintendent

Production Superintendent Tasks
  • Oversee department operations and staffing to reach production deadlines.
  • Train and oversee staff, including in safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Adjust schedules, obtain materials, maintain equipment, and improve product flow.
  • Track, analyze, forecast, and report on budgets and goals.

Job Satisfaction for Production Superintendent

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Production Superintendent

The top respondents for the job title Production Superintendent are from the companies U.S. Air Force (USAF), Pilgrim's Pride Corporation and Johnson Controls Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Johnson Controls Inc where the average pay is $73,698. Pilgrim's Pride Corporation pays the lowest at around $58,455.

Career Paths

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Production Superintendent
Operations Manager
Production Manager, Manufacturing
Production Supervisor
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Production Superintendent

Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance, Leadership, People Management and Production Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Superintendent

An entry-level Production Superintendent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,236 based on 8 salaries. An early career Production Superintendent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,053 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Production Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,235 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Production Superintendent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,095 based on 163 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,678.
Employees with Production Superintendent in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 67.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (31.2% more) and San Antonio, Texas (19.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mobile, Alabama (27.8% less), Fort Smith, Arkansas (21.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (14.7% less).

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