Team Leader, General Salary

Earnings for General Team Leaders in the United States come in at around $13.39 per hour on average. In the world of General Team Leaders, total cash compensation ranges from $20K on the lower end to $79K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $10K and profit sharing that approaches $8K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $24K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by the company and tenure. Women General Team Leaders who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Most General Team Leaders report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,863 - $111,963
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MEDIAN: $60,408
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$9.11 - $21.73
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$0$111K
Salary $32,863 - $111,963
Bonus $0.00 - $10,302
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,751
Commission $500 - $23,966
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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$20,531 - $79,035
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 648
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $9.11 - $21.73
Hourly Tips $0.08 - $5.96
Overtime $13.64 - $33.17
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,302
Commission $500 - $23,966
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,751
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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$20,531 - $79,035
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,576

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Job Description for Team Leader, General

For most companies, the team leader assumes a supervisor's position, working a wide variety of shifts during a typical week. They oversee many of the day-to-day activities of a business or store. A team leader typically reports to middle and upper management. Most managers use their team leader to gather information about the techniques and working habits of employees that may not work under direction supervision of management staff or work at different times than management staff. As such, much of the team leader's job is communicating this information to management, as well as discussing disciplinary actions, terminations, or positive recognition of employees with them. At times these individuals may be asked to train and/or hire new employees. Many team leader may be asked to ready establishments to open or close for the business day.

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Team Leader, General Tasks

  • Lead assigned staff in day-to-day activities to attain maximum profits and customer satisfaction.
  • Review key analytics to provide performance feedback and to identify and report problems.
  • Assist in planning, introduction, and implementation of new initiatives and process improvements.
  • Motivate teams to high performance while ensuring compliance to regulations and rules.

Common Career Paths for Team Leader, General


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At the upper end, General Team Leaders who move into a Project Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Project Managers is a much higher $64K per year. The most common next step for a General Team Leader is to become a Manufacturing Production Supervisor or an Operations Manager. The former position pays an additional $15K per year on average, and the latter position pays $24K more per year.

Team Leader, General Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Team Leader, General


General Team Leaders flock to Target Corporation, Chick-Fil-A Inc, Taco Bell Corporation, Whole Foods Market, Inc., and Dunkin' Donuts, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Whole Foods Market, Inc. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $47K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $27K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $69K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Target Corporation, Meijer, Inc., and Sam's Club, where earnings of $39K, $37K, or $28K are standard for General Team Leaders.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Tractor Supply Company at $19K, Chick-Fil-A Inc at $20K, and Dunkin' Donuts, where $20K is the norm.

Popular Skills for Team Leader, General


Survey results imply that General Team Leaders deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Team Management, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent, 29 percent, and 23 percent, respectively. Those listing Food Preparation as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cash Handling and Safety Compliance also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Leadership also tend to know Customer Service and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Team Leader, General

Pay by Experience for a Team Leader, General has a positive trend. An entry-level Team Leader, General with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 920 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Team Leader, General with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 441 salaries. An experienced Team Leader, General which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 374 salaries. A Team Leader, General with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 139 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,923

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

For General Team Leaders, Washington provides a pay rate that is 116 percent greater than the national average. General Team Leaders will also find cushy salaries in New York (+77 percent), Milwaukee (+49 percent), Boston (+39 percent), and Chicago (+27 percent). General Team Leaders in San Antonio take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 24 percent less than the national average. Employers in St. Louis and Orlando also lean toward paying below-median salaries (20 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Team Leader, General Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Team Leader, General?

Team Leader, General in St. Cloud:
Pros: Flexible hours, understanding management.
Cons: Hot working conditions, not enough appreciation for the amount of work done.

Team Leader, General in La Crosse:
"Great work."
Pros: The pay and kids I work with.
Cons: My employees.

Team Leader, General in Nashville:
"Its stressful alot depends on you.i meet hundreds of people."
Pros: The people I work with the people I meet the up beat past and the challenge.
Cons: Stressful.can push people to the limit.always tired.

Team Leader, General in La Porte:
"Work place."
Pros: I get to coach people and teach them new things. And im in charge of crew and live giving people what they need which is good food even if it's fastfood theres nothing better than a meal made just for you and exactly how you like it..
Cons: To small of a store.

Team Leader, General in Midwest City:
"Leading my Company."
Pros: I like working at Sam's Club from the associates to the members everything is part of a great day. I show people life skills and knowledge. I greet and show members great service.
Cons: Firing people, it's tough to let someone go who have built a repore with.

Team Leader, General in Charlotte:
"Good starting place."
Pros: Good team. Friendly, encourage atmosphere. Educational opportunities in work.
Cons: Low pay. This isn't a position I want to stay in forever.

Team Leader, General in Perris:
"I like being able to lead a group of students."
Pros:
Cons: Stressful, little pay, you are never recognized for the hard work you do instead your looked at what your doing wrong.

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Key Stats for Team Leader, General

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 401 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Team Leader, General Salaries

▲58%

▲28%

▲13%

National Average
$36,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Team Leader, General Salaries

Team Management
▲30%


Microsoft Excel
▲22%

Problem Solving
▲6%



National Average
$36,000

▼3%


▼7%


Safety Compliance
▼25%

Cash Handling
▼38%

Food Preparation
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 401 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 31%
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