Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

Median pay for Manufacturing Production Supervisors in the United States is around $59K per year. In the world of Manufacturing Production Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $78K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $6K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but experience level and the particular employer are influential factors as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Manufacturing Production Supervisors far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,697 - $79,745
$42K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,008
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50%
90%

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$14.32 - $28.10
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.32
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$0$79K
Salary $41,697 - $79,745
Bonus $0.00 - $7,351
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,128
Commission $2,000
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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$36,400 - $78,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,512
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.32 - $28.10
Hourly Tips $2.33
Overtime $20.70 - $42.08
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,351
Commission $2,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,128
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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$36,400 - $78,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 849

Job Description for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing

Manufacturing production supervisors are responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and executing daily tasks in line with the production schedule. Daily tasks may include rate checks, sanitation checks, scrap reporting, inventory management, and mentoring of assistant supervisors. The production supervisor is also the head of their respective first-response team, managing safety and accidents, and reviewing all hazardous material requirements and practices. They also enforce all facility rules for all employees on the site.

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Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Ensure product is in compliance with customer standards and ensure fulfillment goals.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day production activities, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Supervise production staff and give technical direction.

Common Career Paths for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing


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Manufacturing Production Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Plant Manager of Manufacturing. The latter position pays an average of $82K annually. The most common career progression for Manufacturing Production Supervisors leads to becoming a Production Supervisor, where pay is typically $51K. However, many Manufacturing Production Supervisors also opt to become Manufacturing Production Managers, a position that pays $63K on average.

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing


Popular Skills for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing


Manufacturing Production Supervisors seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvement, People Management, and Production Support are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Machine Operation, Training, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. For most people, competency in Leadership indicates knowledge of Production Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Job Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Supervisor, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 755 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Supervisor, Manufacturing 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 688 salaries. An experienced Production Supervisor, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 700 salaries. A Production Supervisor, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 484 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,962

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

For Manufacturing Production Supervisors, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Manufacturing Production Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+16 percent), Houston (+15 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Milwaukee (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 11 percent south of the national average, can be found in Des Moines. Employers in Lincoln and Orlando also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent less).

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing?

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing in Shelton:
"High stress, fast paced."
Pros: MONEY. Good coworkers.
Cons: On my feet all day on a 3 story high cat walk with unfinished mill equipment being build every day.

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing in Auburn Hills:
"Responsibility without authority."
Pros: Managing Employees. Continuous Improvement. Working With My Team. Making My Own Hours. Trusted On My Own. Learning New Skills.
Cons: Nothing Is Good Enough. Watching The Company Make Marketing Mistakes That Can Lead To The Company's Demise. Constant Stress. Adding Responsibilities Without Compensation. Constant Email Flow, Even After Hours.

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing in Perrysburg:
Pros: Managing and mentoring people and putting out the best possible product for our customers.
Cons: The stress, long hours and being away from family working 2nd shift.

Production Supervisor, Manufacturing in Hickory:
Pros: Day shift and no real physical strain to my body.
Cons: The stress of dealing with other departments issues passed down.

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Key Stats for Production Supervisor, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 475 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$55,000

▼2%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries



National Average
$55,000

People Management
▼1%

Production Management
▼2%


▼2%

Production Support
▼2%

▼3%






▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 475 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 16%