Average Early-Career Production Supervisor Salary

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The average salary for an Early-Career Production Supervisor is $53,534.
MEDIAN $53,534
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$40k - $71k
$196 - $6k
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$517 - $5k
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$32k - $70k

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Job Description for Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor Tasks
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards and customer requirements.
  • Maintain day-to-day safety and quality, monitor and prioritize workflow and production schedules.
  • Supervise staff and give direction in a manufacturing department.
  • Ensure product is in compliance with customer standards and ensure fulfillment goals.
The top respondents for the job title Production Supervisor are from the companies Tyson Foods, Inc., Cintas Corporation and Cargill. Reported salaries are highest at Honeywell International Inc where the average pay is $76,123. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Georgia-Pacific Corporation and Eaton Corporation, earning around $72,812 and $66,514, respectively. Cintas Corporation pays the lowest at around $50,833. Tyson Foods, Inc. and Smithfield Foods Incorporated also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,943 and $54,088, respectively.

Career Paths

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Production Supervisor
Production Manager, Manufacturing
Production Supervisor, Manufacturing
Operations Manager
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Popular Skills for Production Supervisor

Skills in Leadership and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, People Management and Production Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Supervisor

An entry-level Production Supervisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,013 based on 307 salaries. A mid-career Production Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,238 based on 3,561 salaries. An experienced Production Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,341 based on 3,892 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,447.
Employees with Production Supervisor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (5.5% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (4.1% less).

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