Lead Person Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Highest Paying City
Paterson, NJ
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
5.2 years
How much does a lead person make?
The national average salary for a Lead Person in the U.S. is $57,333 annually or $27.56 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $27,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $119,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Lead People are Manufacturing companies and Retail companies. Some of the states with the best Lead Person salaries are Maine, West Virginia, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and New Hampshire. The typical tenure for a Lead Person is 5.2 years.
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Average Lead Person Salary By Location

Lead People in the United States of America make on average $57,333 a year or $27.56 per hour. Paterson, NJ reports the highest annual salary for Lead People at 70,107. Even an entry-level Lead Person makes $33,000 per year in Paterson, NJ. The top 5 states with the highest reported Lead Person salaries are Maine, West Virginia, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and New Hampshire. Utah, Georgia, Montana, Idaho, and Oregon are the lowest earners.

Map of Lead Person Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Lead People earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Lead Person Salary By Company

There is good job security in Lead Person positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Manufacturing companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like Google or BNP Paribas will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Genentech and Parker Hannifin report highly competitive salaries for Lead People.
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Average Lead Person Pay By Industry

Wages for Lead People can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Manufacturing companies, Construction companies, and Retail companies pay their Lead People well. Manufacturing companies pay their Lead People the highest wages, averaging $58,421 per year. Construction companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $57,890 and $55,986, respectively. The average salary for Lead People in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $51,482.
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Lead Person Salary History

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Ashburn, VA

Lead Person Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Lead Person can range from $59,293 to $83,846 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.