Updated August 18, 2021
Average Crew Leader Salary
$37,000 yearly
$18.18 hourly

Entry level Salary
$26,000 yearly
$26,000
10 %
$37,000
Median
$53,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$53,000
$4,417
$25
75th Percentile
$45,000
$3,750
$22
Average
$37,818
$3,152
$18
25th Percentile
$31,000
$2,583
$15
10th Percentile
$26,000
$2,167
$13

Average Crew Leader Salary By State

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Crew Leader average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$41,487
$19.95
Alaska
$35,660
$17.14
Arizona
$32,012
$15.39
Arkansas
$36,731
$17.66
California
$55,788
$26.82
Colorado
$42,606
$20.48
Connecticut
$52,323
$25.16
Delaware
$35,991
$17.30
District of Columbia
$34,475
$16.57
Florida
$35,053
$16.85
Georgia
$39,009
$18.75
Hawaii
$45,249
$21.75
Idaho
$36,744
$17.67
Illinois
$36,498
$17.55
Indiana
$38,320
$18.42
Iowa
$38,235
$18.38
Kansas
$33,982
$16.34
Kentucky
$47,305
$22.74
Louisiana
$34,248
$16.47
Maine
$39,190
$18.84
Maryland
$36,078
$17.35
Massachusetts
$54,686
$26.29
Michigan
$40,497
$19.47
Minnesota
$39,795
$19.13
Mississippi
$29,010
$13.95
Missouri
$41,346
$19.88
Montana
$37,764
$18.16
Nebraska
$36,006
$17.31
Nevada
$52,353
$25.17
New Hampshire
$51,578
$24.80
New Jersey
$44,573
$21.43
New Mexico
$38,639
$18.58
New York
$50,553
$24.30
North Carolina
$38,728
$18.62
North Dakota
$34,294
$16.49
Ohio
$32,978
$15.85
Oklahoma
$38,323
$18.42
Oregon
$39,537
$19.01
Pennsylvania
$42,130
$20.25
Rhode Island
$38,822
$18.66
South Carolina
$32,293
$15.53
South Dakota
$36,606
$17.60
Tennessee
$38,581
$18.55
Texas
$37,573
$18.06
Utah
$35,679
$17.15
Vermont
$40,204
$19.33
Virginia
$36,382
$17.49
Washington
$50,358
$24.21
West Virginia
$48,885
$23.50
Wisconsin
$40,576
$19.51
Wyoming
$42,897
$20.62

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Highest Paying Cities For Crew Leader

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Francisco, CA
$59,694
$28.70
Charleston, WV
$48,087
$23.12
Northampton, PA
$43,007
$20.68
Colorado Springs, CO
$42,951
$20.65
Saint Paul, MN
$39,802
$19.14
Portland, ME
$39,569
$19.02

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How much does a Crew Leader make?

  • The average crew leader makes $37,818 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a crew leader is $18.18.
  • The average entry-level crew leader salary is $26,000.
  • Highest paying states for crew leader are California ($55,788), Massachusetts ($54,686), Nevada ($55,788) and Connecticut ($55,788).
  • Highest paying cities for crew leader are San Francisco, CA ($59,694), Charleston, WV, Northampton, PA, Colorado Springs, CO and Saint Paul, MN.
  • Crew leaders on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $53,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $45,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $31,000
  • Industries with the highest crew leader salaries are manufacturing, government and utilities.

Average Crew Leader Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $37,800
    $18.18
    +1.8%
    2020
    $37,100
    $17.86
    +1.7%
    2019
    $36,500
    $17.55
    +1.4%
    2018
    $36,000
    $17.30
    +1.7%
    2017
    $35,400
    $17.00
    +1.0%

    How Much Do Crew Leaders Make In Different Industries?

    Crew leader salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with manufacturing, government, and utilities companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a crew leader can make a yearly salary of $36,261 while working for manufacturing companies. All the while, other crew leaders are making $33,274 at government companies and $31,957 at utilities companies. One industry crew leaders may want to avoid is the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $24,907.
    RankIndustryAverage Crew Leader SalaryCrew Leader Salary Range
    1Manufacturing
    $36,261
    $21k
    $42k
    2Government
    $33,274
    $21k
    $42k
    3Utilities
    $31,957
    $21k
    $42k
    4Retail
    $30,778
    $21k
    $42k
    5Construction
    $30,710
    $21k
    $42k
    6Technology
    $29,580
    $21k
    $42k
    7Transportation
    $26,412
    $21k
    $42k
    8Hospitality
    $24,907
    $21k
    $42k

    High Paying Crew Leader Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Electrical Foreman

    Avg. salary: $102,213

    An electrical foreman is a professional who is responsible for supervising power linesmen and electricians in the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical power lines or electrical systems. Electrical foremen conduct periodic inspections at a construction site to ensure that materials and supplies are available. They must enforce safety regulations, rules, and working conditions among the employees due to their hazardous work setting. They also supervise the operation of an electrical repair shop and train personnel in the safe operation of equipment and tools.
    27,988 Electrical Foreman Jobs
    General Foreman

    Avg. salary: $64,024

    Using their knowledge and expertise of all construction disciplines, a general foreman plans and oversees operations within a construction site to ensure that everything is running smoothly. They are typically in charge of conducting regular inspections, coordinating with engineers and architects, managing the budget and expenditures, supervising workers, and ensuring that the project moves according to the desired time frame. Furthermore, a general foreman implements all safety regulations and policies to ensure a safe and productive work environment for everyone.
    62,372 General Foreman Jobs
    Construction Foreman

    Avg. salary: $51,633

    A construction foreman is responsible for overseeing construction operations and determining the construction progress by monitoring plans and schedules. A construction foreman allocates tasks to the workers and ensures that everyone adheres to the safety guidelines and regulations, preventing potential hazards in the work area and avoiding construction delays. They also identify cost-reduction opportunities by handling negotiation with trusted suppliers and third-party vendors. A construction foreman inspects the quality of materials, including the equipment and machinery, allocates adequate resources for production, and resolves issues immediately.
    22,267 Construction Foreman Jobs
    Construction Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $60,243

    Construction supervisors ensure construction team members work jointly to deliver excellent work on time. They provide team-building sessions and training and monitor the construction processes. These professionals ensure the construction processes take place every time as per the safety regulations and health regulations. Besides creating budgets, project plans, reports and delivering them to the appropriate stakeholders, construction supervisors also perform routine site, material, and equipment inspections. They always remain updated about the construction advancements and construction safety codes.
    17,431 Construction Supervisor Jobs
    Field Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $42,280

    Field supervisors are referred to as the generals for various industries such as engineering, construction, and energy. These supervisors oversee and manage field staff's performance. Their responsibilities include the training and supervision of their staff members for significant guidance. Supervisors should be equipped with communication skills, analysis, and participation. They take charge of projects involving construction, building and landscape maintenance, and engineering. Also, they protect a facility against vandalism and theft.
    51,415 Field Supervisor Jobs
    House Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $71,634

    A house supervisor is responsible for supporting the medical facilities' operations on behalf of the unit management. House supervisors ensure that the medical staff provides the highest quality care services for the patients by responding to their inquiries and concerns and assisting their medical needs. They also handle staffing management, recruiting and training new employees, and monitoring the adequacy of staff during every shift. A house supervisor performs administrative and clerical duties as needed, including budgeting and creating financial reports, and monitoring medical inventories.
    18,931 House Supervisor Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Electrical Foreman
    $102,213
    $8,518
    $49.14
    27,988
    General Foreman
    $64,025
    $5,335
    $30.78
    62,372
    Construction Foreman
    $51,633
    $4,303
    $24.82
    22,267
    Construction Supervisor
    $60,244
    $5,020
    $28.96
    17,431
    Field Supervisor
    $42,281
    $3,523
    $20.33
    51,415
    House Supervisor
    $71,635
    $5,970
    $34.44
    18,931
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    Crew Leader Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a crew leader can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Which Companies Pay Crew Leaders The Most?

    To earn a high income as a crew leader, working for Dish Network or Siemens might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like The Dewberry Companies and Jacobs Engineering Group report highly competitive wages for crew leaders.
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    Recently Added Crew Leader Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Getgo
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    Indianapolis, IN
    08/31/2021
    $27,131
    08/31/2021
    Crew Leader
    Wilmington, DE
    08/29/2021
    $22,957
    08/29/2021
    KC Power Clean
    Crew Leader-Day Shift
    Crew Leader-Day Shift
    Brea, CA
    08/29/2021
    $33,392
    08/29/2021
    Brilar LLC
    Lawn Maintenance Crew Leader
    Lawn Maintenance Crew Leader
    Des Moines, IA
    08/28/2021
    $37,566
    08/28/2021
    Brilar LLC
    Lawn Maintenance Crew Leader
    Lawn Maintenance Crew Leader
    Grand Rapids, MI
    08/28/2021
    $37,566
    08/28/2021
    Licking Knox Goodwill
    Crew Leader Dscc-1St. Shift
    Crew Leader Dscc-1St. Shift
    Whitehall, OH
    08/28/2021
    $28,175
    08/28/2021
    Willborn
    Construction Crew Leader
    Construction Crew Leader
    Amarillo, TX
    08/28/2021
    $35,479
    08/28/2021
    Brilar LLC
    Lawn Maintenance Crew Leader
    Lawn Maintenance Crew Leader
    Cleveland, OH
    08/28/2021
    $37,566
    08/28/2021
    Building Materials Holding Corporation
    Field Crew Leader)
    Field Crew Leader)
    Englewood, CO
    08/28/2021
    $31,305
    08/28/2021
    Kellermeyer Bergensons Services
    Janitorial Crew Lead-Cedar
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    Cedar Rapids, IA
    08/27/2021
    $33,392
    08/27/2021

    Average Crew Leader Salary by Demographic

    Crew Leader Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $37,024
    female-income
    Female Income
    $34,582
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$37,024
    Female$34,582
    Median Crew Leader Income by Race
    Asian crew leaders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american crew leaders have the lowest average salary at $33,756.
    $40,000
    $32,000
    $24,000
    $16,000
    $8,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$36,363
    Black or African American$33,756
    Asian$37,244
    Hispanic or Latino$34,699
    Average Crew Leader Salary by Education Level
    Crew leaders with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $41,609 annually. With a Bachelors degree, crew leaders earn a median annual income of $39,437 compared to $38,265 for crew leaders with an Associate degree.
    $45,000
    $36,000
    $27,000
    $18,000
    $9,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$37,024
    Master's Degree$41,609
    Bachelor's Degree$39,437
    Some College/ Associate Degree$38,265