Most 3rd shift supervisors list "customer service," "basic math," and "pallet jack" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important 3rd shift supervisor responsibilities here:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a 3rd shift supervisor. We found that 25.2% of 3rd shift supervisors have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 2.9% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While some 3rd shift supervisors have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every three 3rd shift supervisors were not college graduates.
Those 3rd shift supervisors who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or criminal justice degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for 3rd shift supervisors include general studies degrees or accounting degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a 3rd shift supervisor. We've found that most 3rd shift supervisor resumes include experience from Boston Market, West Fraser, and Meijer. Of recent, Boston Market had 308 positions open for 3rd shift supervisors. Meanwhile, there are 59 job openings at West Fraser and 26 at Meijer.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, 3rd shift supervisors tend to earn the biggest salaries at Clark County, BD, and Warn Industries. Take Clark County for example. The median 3rd shift supervisor salary is $46,123. At BD, 3rd shift supervisors earn an average of $44,512, while the average at Warn Industries is $42,474. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
We also looked into companies who hire 3rd shift supervisors from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include Michigan State University, Msu, and Meijer.
For the most part, 3rd shift supervisors make their living in the hospitality and manufacturing industries. 3rd shift supervisors tend to make the most in the transportation industry with an average salary of $35,104. The 3rd shift supervisor annual salary in the retail and manufacturing industries generally make $34,131 and $32,725 respectively. Additionally, 3rd shift supervisors who work in the transportation industry make 9.3% more than 3rd shift supervisors in the professional Industry.