Entry-Level Shop Foreman Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Shop Foreman is $17.52 per hour.

$24,594 - $76,365
$25K
$44K
$76K
MEDIAN: $44,302
10%
50%
90%

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$13.69 - $23.00
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.55
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90%

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$0$76K
Salary $24,594 - $76,365
Bonus $0.00 - $6,040
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,154
Commission $11,792
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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$30,215 - $66,459
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 92
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $13.69 - $23.00
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $18.45 - $35.07
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,040
Commission $11,792
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,154
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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$30,215 - $66,459
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 187

Shop Foreman Job Listings

Shop Foreman Advice

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

Shop Foreman in Wichita:
"Flexibility."
Demands can be very high and your priorities can shift dramatically with little warning. Under-promise and over-deliver but be straight forward about your needs in time and resources, and stay informed about all the relevant projects on the books to anticipate work that others haven't.

Shop Foreman in Atlanta:
"They I wouldn't get a raise."
Make sure you get bonuses.

Shop Foreman in Williamsport:
"Wish I knew that increases are very small."
Ask a lot of questions.

Shop Foreman in Columbus:
"How hard to find good workers."
Make solid decisions and stand by your people.

Shop Foreman in Boise City:
"I wish I knew how dynamic the construction industry was."
Figure out how your employees fit into the organization as soon as possible. Delegating is key but knowing who to delegate certain tasks to is most important. Make sure you get a good definition from upper management of what success in your job means to them. You'll be able to manage your daily activities better if you know what's expected of you. Keep your head on a swivel and make sure you know what's going on in your shop. Stay engaged with everyone's daily activities. Try to manage your stress by not procrastinating. Tackle those tough projects sooner than later. There's always another one right around the corner.

Shop Foreman in Cincinnati:
"Always be honest and forthright with your subordinates."
Debasement and condescension will never solve problems, it will only create animosity and a minimally motivated employee. And possibly give you ulcers.

Shop Foreman in Grand Forks:
"Job Tips."
Work hard, be professional, confident, and respectful.

Key Stats for Shop Foreman

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
30%

Skills That Affect Shop Foreman Salaries

Operations Management
▲2%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲1%

People Management
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼2%

Welding
▼2%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼3%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 49%