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Group Leader Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$98,000
$67,000
$98,000
$142,000
Group leaders in the United States make an average salary of $98,502 per year or $47.36 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $67,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $143,000. If you like following the crowd, pharmaceutical and health care companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, health care, and automotive companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Alaska, Maine, Arizona, and Louisiana provide the highest group leader salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Bothell, WA
$113,647
Ashburn, VA
$105,503
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Map of Group Leader Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Group Leader Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Washington, Alaska and Maine, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for group leaders. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Maryland, North Carolina, and New Mexico.

City
Average Salary
Bothell, WA
Bothell, WA
$113,647
$114k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$107,734
$108k
Ashburn, VA
Ashburn, VA
$105,503
$106k
Hillsboro, OR
Hillsboro, OR
$101,956
$102k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$99,105
$99k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$98,302
$98k
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
$97,764
$98k
Richmond, KY
Richmond, KY
$96,520
$97k
Wilmington, DE
Wilmington, DE
$96,285
$96k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$93,096
$93k

High Paying Group Leader Jobs

Average Group Leader Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a group leader, working for Microsoft or Intuit might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Barclays Capital and Encana report highly competitive salaries for group leaders.

Company
Average Salary
$138,838
$139k
$130,541
$131k
$128,746
$129k
$110,524
$111k
$109,240
$109k
$106,317
$106k

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    Average Group Leader Pay By Industry

    Group leader salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with technology, health care, and automotive companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a group leader can make a yearly salary of $105,313 while working for technology companies. All the while, other group leaders are making $99,988 at health care companies and $99,198 at automotive companies. One industry group leaders may want to avoid is the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $95,834.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Technology
    Technology
    $105,313
    $105k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $99,988
    $100k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $99,198
    $99k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $96,059
    $96k
    Retail
    Retail
    $95,834
    $96k

    Group Leader Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a group 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.

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