Average Shop Foreman Hourly Pay

$22.60
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,546
Bonus
$11,504
Commission
$1,957
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Shop Foreman is $22.60.
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$15.90
MEDIAN
$22.60
90%
$31.05
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $31
Bonus
$104 - $10,222
Profit Sharing
$3 - $7,798
Commission
$1,007 - $26,563
Total Pay
$36,039 - $79,795
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What Do Shop Foremen Do?

Shop Foreman Tasks
  • Identify, diagnose, and perform the most technical automotive repairs.
  • Manage and maintain work environment safety, perform inspections, and ensure adherence to regulations.
  • Train and mentor junior repair technicians, leading by example.
  • Coordinate work among repair technicians, and perform vehicle inspections and repairs.

Job Satisfaction for Shop Foreman

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Popular Employer Salaries for Shop Foreman

The top respondents for the job title Shop Foreman are from the companies MHC Kenworth, United Rentals Inc. and Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at MHC Kenworth where the average pay is $27.15. Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. pays the lowest at around $23.65.

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What Are Popular Skills for Shop Foremen?

Skills in Automotive Engine Repair and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Manufacturing Fabrication, Operations Management and People Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Shop Foremen?

An entry-level Shop Foreman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.70 based on 10 salaries. An early career Shop Foreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.33 based on 349 salaries. A mid-career Shop Foreman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.09 based on 428 salaries. An experienced Shop Foreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.00 based on 727 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Shop Foreman in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (19.3% more) and Houston, Texas (6.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,251 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.4%
Early Career
15.5%
Mid Career
19.0%
Experienced
32.3%
Late Career
32.7%