Shop Foreman Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$42,000
$34,000
$42,000
$52,000
Did you know that the average shop foreman makes $42,377 per year? That's valued at $20.37 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $34,000 and $52,000, meaning shop foremen have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most shop foremen find a job with professional and construction companies, while others work for energy, manufacturing, and transportation companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Maine, Washington and New Hampshire are the top states in the U.S. to pay shop foremen the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$52,833
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Map of Shop Foreman Salaries

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

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Average Shop Foreman Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a shop foreman is roughly $42,377 per year, which boils down to $20.37 per hour. Interestingly enough, shop foremen have the highest salaries in Redmond, WA at about $60,436 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Redmond, WA is $41,000. Additionally, shop foremen make more than the average salary in Santa Ana, CA, Boston, MA, Denver, CO, Elizabeth, NJ, and North Las Vegas, NV. On a more broad level, shop foreman salaries are highest in Maine, Washington, New Hampshire, California, Rhode Island, West Virginia, and Massachusetts. On the contrary, Kansas, Iowa, and Indiana offer the lowest shop foreman salaries.

Average Shop Foreman Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a shop foreman, working for Baker Hughes, a GE or General Dynamics might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Commercial Metals and Waste Industries report highly competitive salaries for shop foremen.

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Average Shop Foreman Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, shop foreman salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that energy, manufacturing, and transportation companies tend to offer much higher salaries for shop foremen. For example, shop foremen make a whopping average salary of $49,754 while working for energy companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $43,428 at manufacturing companies and $43,094 at transportation companies. But shop foremen may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $39,556.

Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$49,754
$50k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$43,428
$43k
Transportation
Transportation
$43,094
$43k
Construction
Construction
$42,209
$42k
Retail
Retail
$40,895
$41k
Government
Government
$40,636
$41k
Professional
Professional
$39,556
$40k

Shop Foreman Salary History

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Shop Foreman Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a shop foreman 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.

Recently Added Shop Foreman Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Diesel Shop Foreman
Diesel Shop Foreman
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$90,000
$90,000
06/30/2020
Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
05/30/2020
05/30/2020
$42,890
$42,890
05/30/2020
Pipe Shop Foreman
Pipe Shop Foreman
05/13/2020
05/13/2020
$56,160
$56,160
05/13/2020
Darcars
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Shop Foreman/Service Quality Specialist (SQS)
03/20/2020
03/20/2020
$90,000
$90,000
03/20/2020
State of South Dakota
State of South Dakota
Garage-Prison Shop Foreman
Garage-Prison Shop Foreman
Garage-Prison Shop Foreman
03/10/2020
03/10/2020
$34,540
$34,540
03/10/2020
Austin Independent School District
Austin Independent School District
Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
01/09/2020
01/09/2020
$43,180
$43,180
01/09/2020
New Haven Area Jobs
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Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
12/31/2019
12/31/2019
$68,725
$68,725
12/31/2019
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Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
12/29/2019
12/29/2019
$31,305
$31,305
12/29/2019
Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
12/27/2019
12/27/2019
$31,305
$31,305
12/27/2019
State of Wyoming
State of Wyoming
Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
Shop Foreman
12/12/2019
12/12/2019
$37,399
$37,399
12/12/2019