Updated February 9, 2022
Average Production Team Leader Salary
$38,000 yearly
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$18.48 hourly

Entry level Salary
$25,000 yearly
$25,000
10 %
$38,000
Median
$58,000
90 %
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What is a Production Team Leader's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$58,000$4,833$28
75th Percentile$47,000$3,917$23
Average$38,439$3,203$18
25th Percentile$30,000$2,500$14
10th Percentile$25,000$2,083$12

Average Production Team Leader Salary By State

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Production Team Leader average salary by State

StateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
Alabama$32,622$15.68953
Alaska$50,610$24.33176
Arizona$36,766$17.68770
Arkansas$37,821$18.18425
California$43,332$20.836,645
Colorado$38,189$18.361,188
Connecticut$43,731$21.02664
Delaware$43,131$20.74240
District of Columbia$51,116$24.57322
Florida$31,899$15.343,038
Georgia$38,414$18.471,964
Hawaii$38,623$18.57137
Idaho$42,634$20.50230
Illinois$41,367$19.892,724
Indiana$34,954$16.801,480
Iowa$37,170$17.87951
Kansas$43,880$21.10507
Kentucky$35,048$16.85784
Louisiana$50,530$24.29312
Maine$38,749$18.63315
Maryland$55,081$26.481,302
Massachusetts$44,281$21.292,022
Michigan$37,514$18.041,554
Minnesota$37,757$18.151,720
Mississippi$39,036$18.77361
Missouri$34,111$16.401,258
Montana$42,521$20.44286
Nebraska$34,611$16.64615
Nevada$35,803$17.21314
New Hampshire$43,009$20.68401
New Jersey$50,222$24.15918
New Mexico$38,700$18.61361
New York$47,830$23.002,619
North Carolina$42,273$20.322,190
North Dakota$41,793$20.09272
Ohio$40,803$19.622,110
Oklahoma$36,596$17.59533
Oregon$40,135$19.30858
Pennsylvania$40,990$19.711,916
Rhode Island$40,327$19.39367
South Carolina$48,882$23.50874
South Dakota$32,828$15.78259
Tennessee$35,358$17.001,037
Texas$33,492$16.102,899
Utah$32,745$15.74822
Vermont$30,119$14.48170
Virginia$45,132$21.702,022
Washington$43,733$21.031,797
West Virginia$49,531$23.81306
Wisconsin$45,742$21.991,268
Wyoming$48,077$23.1160

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Highest Paying Cities For Production Team Leader

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CityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
Baltimore, MD$55,160$26.52
Charleston, SC$48,899$23.51
Brentwood, NY$48,126$23.14
Green Bay, WI$46,122$22.17
Hampton, VA$46,042$22.14
Watsonville, CA$45,250$21.75

How much does a Production Team Leader make?

  • The average Production Team Leader makes $38,439 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a Production Team Leader is $18.48.
  • The average entry-level Production Team Leader salary is $25,000.
  • Highest paying states for Production Team Leader are Maryland ($55,081), Alaska ($50,610), Louisiana ($55,081) and New Jersey ($55,081).
  • Highest paying cities for Production Team Leader are New York, NY ($55,160), Charleston, SC, Brentwood, NY, Green Bay, WI and Hampton, VA.
  • Production Team Leaders on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $58,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $47,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $30,000
  • Industries with the highest Production Team Leader salaries are Technology, Automotive and Manufacturing.

Average Production Team Leader Salary Over Time

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    Production Team Leader Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$38,400$18.48+2.5%
    2021$37,500$18.03+1.5%
    2020$37,000$17.77+2.6%
    2019$36,000$17.31+1.9%
    2018$35,300$16.99+2.5%

    How Much Do Production Team Leaders Make In Different Industries?

    Production Team Leader salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Technology, Automotive, and Manufacturing companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a Production Team Leader can make a yearly salary of $42,851 while working for Technology companies. All the while, other Production Team Leaders are making $41,396 at Automotive companies and $38,947 at Manufacturing companies. One industry Production Team Leaders may want to avoid is the Hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $37,038.

    Highest Paying Industries For Production Team Leaders

    RankIndustryAverage Production Team Leader SalaryProduction Team Leader Salary Range
    1Technology
    $42,851
    $31k
    $51k
    2Automotive
    $41,396
    $31k
    $51k
    3Manufacturing
    $38,947
    $31k
    $51k
    4Hospitality
    $37,038
    $31k
    $51k

    High Paying Production Team Leader Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Production Team Leader Salary
    Production supervisors are employees who oversee the production process, usually handling activities directly related to people management. They manage employees by ensuring that the production floor employees are doing their work well and are motivated. Production supervisors guide employees and ensure that everyone is working towards company goals. They properly communicate these goals as well as the strategies to meet the set goals. Production supervisors have a direct hand in the hiring and subsequent training of employees. They should have good communication skills, decision-making skills, and leadership skills.
    Leader

    Avg. salary: $95,765

    Leaders pave the way for a company to achieve certain goals. They are in charge of bringing the organization to greater heights. They set the direction of the organization, much like how a captain sets the sails of the ship. They are responsible for coming up with main strategies and alternatives should there be challenges along the way. Leaders ensure that the company is guided by its vision and mission and that the employees emulate company values. They do so through leading by example. Leaders should have strategic skills, decision-making skills, and interpersonal skills.
    Team Leader/Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $53,765

    A team leader or supervisor is a professional who leads and supervises a workgroup's functionality through instructions and guidance in an organization. Team leaders provide support to staff members by way of coaching and skills development. They are responsible for preventing and resolving conflicts among staff members by setting ground rules and assigning tasks properly. They also organize team meetings and report the progress of a project to the management. Since they lead a workforce, team leaders must possess excellent verbal communication skills and have a great work ethic.
    Production Supervisor/Manager

    Avg. salary: $90,109

    Production supervision managers display strong skills in supervision, decision-making, effective planning, and also have a keen eye for detail. This career will call on the maintenance of a production line's operations, as well as the ongoing production of the end product, in addition to maximizing production while maintaining quality products and staff safety.
    Shift Production Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $44,133

    A shift production supervisor is in charge of overseeing business operations, ensuring efficiency and smooth workflow. Their responsibilities revolve around devising strategies to reach production standards and production targets, supervising and assessing staff performance, delegating tasks, managing schedules, and prioritizing customer satisfaction. They may also produce progress reports and presentations, address and resolve any issues or concerns, and train new workforce members. Furthermore, as a supervisor, it is essential to lead and encourage team members, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations.
    Production Control Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $68,677

    Production control supervisors assist with production and workflow scheduling procedures. They recognize quantitative indicators for effective measurements and possess a penchant for the planning, directing, supervising, and evaluating employee work. Additional tasks of this position include completion of production plans, accomplishing work results, establishing priorities, monitoring of progress, revising schedules, resolving issues, and reporting results of that processing flow on shift production summaries.
    Production Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $64,474

    Production supervisors are employees who oversee the production process, usually handling activities directly related to people management. They manage employees by ensuring that the production floor employees are doing their work well and are motivated. Production supervisors guide employees and ensure that everyone is working towards company goals. They properly communicate these goals as well as the strategies to meet the set goals. Production supervisors have a direct hand in the hiring and subsequent training of employees. They should have good communication skills, decision-making skills, and leadership skills.

    Average Salary By Related Field

    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Leader$95,765$7,980$46.04146,102
    Team Leader/Supervisor$53,765$4,480$25.85100,865
    Production Supervisor/Manager$90,109$7,509$43.3272,199
    Shift Production Supervisor$44,134$3,678$21.22136,800
    Production Control Supervisor$68,677$5,723$33.02105,034
    Production Supervisor$64,475$5,373$31.0079,586
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    Production Team Leader Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a Production Team 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 Production Team Leaders The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a Production Team Leader, being employed by a company such as Stryker or Abbott Laboratories would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Alere and Zoetis also report highly competitive salaries for Production Team Leaders.

    Highest Paying Companies For Production Team Leaders

    RankCompanyZippia ScoreAverage Production Team Leader SalaryAverage Salary
    1$61,231
    2$61,180
    3$57,892
    4$57,884
    5$56,506
    6$53,945

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    1. IBM Jobs (21)
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    5. Wells Fargo Jobs (20)

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    Recently Added Production Team Leader Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Cabot CreameryProduction Sanitation Team LeaderCabot, VT01/30/2022$51,570
    The Kraft Heinz CompanyTeam Leader ProductionMassillon, OH01/28/2022$41,740
    Conagra FoodsProduction Supervisor/Team LeadOakdale, CA01/28/2022$79,306
    The Kraft Heinz CompanyProduction Team LeadLowville, NY01/28/2022$52,718
    ContinentalProduction Team Lead-2Nd ShiftValparaiso, IN01/27/2022$48,001
    IKEA North America Services, LLCKitchen Production Team LeaderNew Haven, CT01/27/2022$52,905
    AerotekHonda Production Team, Direct Honda, Immediate & GrowthColumbus, OH01/26/2022$44,036
    Goodwill of Greater WashingtonProduction Team LeaderClinton, MD01/26/2022$33,392
    AerotekJoin Carlisle's Production TeamDixon, CA01/26/2022$43,055
    Cornerstone Building BrandsProduction Team LeadHouston, TX01/25/2022$45,914

    Average Production Team Leader Salary by Demographic

    Production Team Leader Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $36,993
    female-income
    Female Income
    $31,386
    GenderIncome
    Male$36,993
    Female$31,386
    Median Production Team Leader Income by Race
    White Production Team Leaders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White Production Team Leaders have the lowest average salary at $32,285.
    $40,000
    $32,000
    $24,000
    $16,000
    $8,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino

    Production Team Leader Income by Race

    EthnicitySalary
    White$35,823
    Black or African American$32,649
    Asian$35,785
    Hispanic or Latino$34,407
    Average Production Team Leader Salary by Education Level
    Production Team Leaders with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $53,167 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Production Team Leaders earn a median annual income of $46,700 compared to $40,738 for Production Team Leaders with an Associate degree.
    $55,000
    $44,000
    $33,000
    $22,000
    $11,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree

    Production Team Leader Salary by Education Level

    EducationSalary
    High School Diploma or Less$36,993
    Master's Degree$53,167
    Bachelor's Degree$46,700
    Some College/ Associate Degree$40,738