Some of the skills we found on lead person resumes included "communication," "safety rules," and "quality standards." We have detailed the most important lead person responsibilities below.
We've found that 18.5% of lead people have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 2.6% earned their master's degrees before becoming a lead person. While it's true that some lead people have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every two lead people did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those lead people who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or general studies degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for lead people include precision metal working degrees or criminal justice degrees.
When you're ready to become a lead person, you might wonder which companies hire lead people. According to our research through lead person resumes, lead people are mostly hired by Michael Foods, Archer Daniels Midland, and Harris Teeter. Now is a good time to apply as Michael Foods has 10 lead people job openings, and there are 8 at Archer Daniels Midland and 5 at Harris Teeter.
Since salary is important to some lead people, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Micron Technology, Hewlett-Packard, and Google. If you were to take a closer look at Micron Technology, you'd find that the average lead person salary is $178,689. Then at Hewlett-Packard, lead people receive an average salary of $175,486, while the salary at Google is $119,507.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at General Electric, Bank of America, and IBM. These three companies have hired a significant number of lead people from these institutions.
The industries that lead people fulfill the most roles in are the manufacturing and retail industries. But the highest lead person annual salary is in the technology industry, averaging $85,962. In the manufacturing industry they make $76,916 and average about $75,939 in the retail industry. In conclusion, lead people who work in the technology industry earn a 17.0% higher salary than lead people in the construction industry.