"sterile supplies," "customer service," and "processing department" aren't the only skills we found processing supervisors list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of processing supervisor responsibilities that we found, including:
We've found that 52.9% of processing supervisors have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 6.6% earned their master's degrees before becoming a processing supervisor. While it's true that most processing supervisors have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every six processing supervisors did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those processing supervisors who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a accounting degree. Less commonly earned degrees for processing supervisors include a management degree or a general studies degree.
Once you're ready to become a processing supervisor, you should explore the companies that typically hire processing supervisors. According to processing supervisor resumes that we searched through, processing supervisors are hired the most by Kaiser Permanente, Banner Health, and MaineHealth. Currently, Kaiser Permanente has 4 processing supervisor job openings, while there are 3 at Banner Health and 3 at MaineHealth.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, processing supervisors tend to earn the biggest salaries at Occidental Petroleum, Micron Technology, and Moog. Take Occidental Petroleum for example. The median processing supervisor salary is $107,356. At Micron Technology, processing supervisors earn an average of $90,735, while the average at Moog is $89,724. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at UPS, United States Army, and Michigan State University. These three companies have hired a significant number of processing supervisors from these institutions.
In general, processing supervisors fulfill roles in the finance and manufacturing industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the processing supervisor annual salary is the highest in the automotive industry with $65,823 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the finance and manufacturing industries pay $63,035 and $60,110 respectively. This means that processing supervisors who are employed in the automotive industry make 32.9% more than processing supervisors who work in the retail Industry.