Entry-Level Production Supervisor Salary

Entry-Level Production Supervisors take home an average $52K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Production Supervisors, overall income ranges from $31K near the bottom to $69K at the top; this can include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Entry-Level Production Supervisors who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,691 - $69,953
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$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,063
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$11.99 - $23.03
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$0$69K
Salary $38,691 - $69,953
Bonus $0.00 - $6,669
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,960
Commission $5,000
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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$31,789 - $68,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,459
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.99 - $23.03
Hourly Tips $3.81
Overtime $17.64 - $35.77
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,669
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,960
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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$31,789 - $68,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,183

Production Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Production Supervisor


Many Entry-Level Production Supervisors can be found at Cargill, PepsiCo Inc, Tyson Foods, Inc., Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Goodwill Industries, firms that are at the top of the field. Honeywell International Inc attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $79K. Also paying near the top of the field are Eaton Corporation at $69K, Georgia-Pacific Corporation at $61K, and PepsiCo Inc, where Entry-Level Production Supervisors annually earn $58K.

A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Key Electronics, Inc. ($40K), Pilgrim's Pride Corporation ($42K), and Cintas Corporation ($46K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,498

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

For Entry-Level Production Supervisors, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 10 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Production Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+7 percent), Los Angeles (+6 percent), Pittsburgh (+5 percent), and St. Louis (+3 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Grand Rapids is the market with the smallest paychecks. On the whole, employers pay 10 percent below the median salary for those in this field in San Antonio and Portland.

Production Supervisor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Production Supervisor in Washington:
"I wish I knew..."
A little more about metallurgy. Would have eased a lot of headaches. Know your environment and application. What worked at your last job might not work at your new job.

Production Supervisor in Norfolk:
"Don't get trapped."
Be aware that they will sugar coat to keep you there. Question all directions. Keep track and dated times of receiving plans.

Production Supervisor in Rancho Cordova:
"Results."
Learn your products and always think of ways to make improvements. Be available by working long hours and develop a relationship with your co workers, make a positive impact. Maintain your WIP to assure to meet your customer demand by cross training within your team. Keep your area Safe and organized by sorting and straightening. Involve your team and work out the flow within your products to keep them moving into finished goods. Follow your work instructions and maintain your training records. Minimize and eliminate errors and set your standards high and make everyone accountable with attendance an their schedule. Deliver results each and everyday and you will excel.

Production Supervisor in Lake Charles:
"Production Supervisor Priortize for Sucess."
1.Keep the stress level at a minimum prioritize all jobs and see thru completion. 2.Value everyone's opinions not just yours. 3.Treat everyone with respect and believe in your employees.

Production Supervisor in Germantown:
"Proceed with caution."
Be very careful with internal promotion.

Production Supervisor in Lafayette:
"That the original owners were going to sell out."
Remember that all people have strong points. Just because they may not be able to do a certain job, doesn't mean that can't do another. Find their strong points and exploit them.

Production Supervisor in Madison:
"Leadership."
Know the job before lead, Show don't tell, Comunication is key.

Key Stats for Production Supervisor

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 759 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
22%

Skills That Affect Production Supervisor Salaries






National Average
$49,000

People Management
▼1%

Leadership
▼2%


▼3%




▼8%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 759 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 17%