Some of the skills we found on control supervisor resumes included "traffic control devices," "iso," and "control systems." We have detailed the most important control supervisor responsibilities below.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a control supervisor. We found that 51.0% of control supervisors have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 6.6% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most control 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 six control supervisors were not college graduates.
The control supervisors who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and accounting, while a small population of control supervisors studied criminal justice and general studies.
When you're ready to become a control supervisor, you might wonder which companies hire control supervisors. According to our research through control supervisor resumes, control supervisors are mostly hired by West Fraser, Brenton Engineering, and UPS. Now is a good time to apply as West Fraser has 59 control supervisors job openings, and there are 29 at Brenton Engineering and 27 at UPS.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, control supervisors tend to earn the biggest salaries at Lucid Motors, Koch Fertilizer, and BorgWarner. Take Lucid Motors for example. The median control supervisor salary is $121,215. At Koch Fertilizer, control supervisors earn an average of $119,523, while the average at BorgWarner is $116,326. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a control supervisor include UPS, United States Army Corps of Engineers, and Michigan State University. These three companies were found to hire the most control supervisors from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
The industries that control supervisors fulfill the most roles in are the retail and construction industries. But the highest control supervisor annual salary is in the automotive industry, averaging $115,049. In the energy industry they make $88,776 and average about $88,106 in the technology industry. In conclusion, control supervisors who work in the automotive industry earn a 57.4% higher salary than control supervisors in the retail industry.