Average Production Supervisor with Problem Solving Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Production Supervisor with Problem Solving skills is $56,859.
MEDIAN $56,859
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$41k - $75k
$963 - $7k
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$95 - $6k
$305 - $10k
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$34k - $74k

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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 Georgia-Pacific Corporation where the average pay is $72,208. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bimbo Bakeries Usa Inc and Cargill, earning around $64,991 and $63,000, respectively. Tyson Foods, Inc. pays the lowest at around $52,132. Smithfield Foods Incorporated and Cintas Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $53,513 and $53,943, 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, Production Management, People Management, Team Leadership and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $51,172 based on 104 salaries. An early career Production Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,602 based on 1,772 salaries. A mid-career Production Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,469 based on 1,235 salaries. An experienced Production Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,676 based on 1,276 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,569.
Employees with Production Supervisor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (7.8% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (4.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% less).

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