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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Supervisor Salary

$47,430 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$22.80 hourly

Entry level Salary
$26,000 yearly
$26,000
10 %
$47,430
Median
$84,000
90 %

How much does a Supervisor make?

Supervisors make $47,430 per year on average, or $22.8 per hour, in the United States. Supervisors on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $84,000.

Location impacts how much a supervisor can expect to make. Supervisors make the most in Connecticut, Alaska, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and New York.

Highest Paying States For Supervisors

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

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Supervisor average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Connecticut$64,587$31.051,524
2New Hampshire$58,867$28.30669
3New York$58,524$28.145,162
4Louisiana$53,597$25.771,353
5New Jersey$60,868$29.262,910
6Alabama$54,926$26.411,671
7Nevada$50,708$24.38872
8Wyoming$55,876$26.86193
9Delaware$57,888$27.83376
10Michigan$48,019$23.093,241
11Massachusetts$53,995$25.963,094
12Texas$50,859$24.456,842
13Washington$52,455$25.222,479
14Alaska$63,556$30.56201
15North Dakota$51,654$24.83274
16Minnesota$51,593$24.802,104
17Mississippi$43,154$20.751,017
18Maine$46,177$22.20553
19Oklahoma$47,826$22.991,003
20Oregon$51,798$24.901,077
21South Dakota$50,537$24.30172
22Hawaii$49,548$23.82451
23Arizona$44,541$21.412,289
24Wisconsin$45,485$21.871,995
25Indiana$41,193$19.803,118
26Colorado$46,629$22.422,124
27Florida$43,035$20.696,894
28Maryland$48,341$23.242,279
29Pennsylvania$43,108$20.734,374
30California$44,418$21.3513,282
31Georgia$42,588$20.484,180
32District of Columbia$52,904$25.43270
33Illinois$43,708$21.014,729
34Idaho$44,951$21.61536
35Virginia$47,710$22.942,814
36South Carolina$42,785$20.571,551
37New Mexico$43,341$20.84594
38West Virginia$39,606$19.04615
39Ohio$40,352$19.403,912
40Kansas$41,253$19.83984
41Rhode Island$43,457$20.89285
42Iowa$40,029$19.241,256
43Kentucky$37,979$18.261,533
44Nebraska$41,444$19.93612
45Tennessee$39,187$18.842,051
46North Carolina$38,661$18.593,722
47Utah$40,473$19.46906
48Montana$40,226$19.34341
49Missouri$39,078$18.792,066
50Arkansas$36,761$17.67997
51Vermont$40,704$19.57200

Highest Paying Cities For Supervisors

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1New York, NY$58,580$28.16
2Boston, MA$54,013$25.97
3Washington, DC$52,915$25.44
4Seattle, WA$52,808$25.39
5Portland, OR$51,852$24.93
6Minneapolis, MN$51,540$24.78
7San Antonio, TX$51,393$24.71
8Las Vegas, NV$50,303$24.18
9Baltimore, MD$48,571$23.35
10Detroit, MI$48,196$23.17
11Oklahoma City, OK$48,057$23.10
12Richmond, VA$47,467$22.82
13Colorado Springs, CO$46,669$22.44
14Portland, ME$46,521$22.37
15Richmond, CA$46,263$22.24

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. New York, NY
  2. Boston, MA
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Seattle, WA
  5. Portland, OR

Supervisor Salary Details

Supervisor Salary

What is a Supervisor's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$84,000$7,000$40
75th Percentile$64,000$5,333$31
Average$47,430$3,953$23
25th Percentile$35,000$2,917$17
10th Percentile$26,000$2,167$13

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Field Operations Supervisor$49,105$4,092$23.61161,811
Shift Production Supervisor$44,134$3,678$21.22132,563
Customer Service Supervisor$37,638$3,137$18.10233,004
Team Leader/Supervisor$53,765$4,480$25.8596,069
Processing Supervisor$55,042$4,587$26.4668,640
Production Supervisor$64,475$5,373$31.0083,529

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. JCPenney Jobs (530)
  2. Best Buy Jobs (495)
  3. Kohl's Jobs (495)
  4. The Home Depot Jobs (902)
  5. Sam's Club Jobs (610)

Which Companies Pay Supervisors The Most?

The highest paying companies for supervisors are Shearman & Sterling and Southwestern Energy according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Kinder Morgan and ONEOK report highly competitive wages for supervisors.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Shearman & Sterling$135,187$64.99
2Southwestern Energy$122,204$58.75
3Kinder Morgan$113,296$54.4743
4ONEOK$111,240$53.4813
5Key Energy Services$110,626$53.191
6AKQA$108,040$51.941
7Qorvo$107,441$51.651
8Micron Technology$107,441$51.651
9Chevron$106,541$51.2217
10Abbott$105,963$50.9459
11Bayer$105,674$50.8014
12Peabody Energy$105,021$50.497
13Corning Incorporated$104,327$50.1681
14Renewable Energy Group$102,985$49.511
15Huron Consulting Group$102,742$49.404
16General Electric$102,464$49.26132
17Palomar Health$101,798$48.9427
18Koch Industries$101,050$48.5885
19Sutter Health$100,722$48.42120
20VMware$100,354$48.2533

How Much Do Supervisors Make In Different Industries?

Supervisor salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the technology, manufacturing, and health care industries tend to offer much higher salaries for supervisors. For example, supervisors make a whopping average salary of $52,017 while working in the technology industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $47,248 in the manufacturing industry and $45,011 in the health care industry.

Supervisors may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $35,208.

Highest Paying Industries For Supervisors

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Technology$52,017$25.01
2Manufacturing$47,248$22.72
3Health Care$45,011$21.64
4Transportation$42,140$20.26
5Retail$40,271$19.36
6Professional$39,163$18.83
7Hospitality$35,208$16.93

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Supervisor Salary Trends

The salary for a supervisor 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.

Average Supervisor Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Supervisor Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$47,400$22.80+2.5%
    2021$46,300$22.24+1.5%
    2020$45,600$21.92+2.6%
    2019$44,400$21.36+1.9%
    2018$43,600$20.96+2.5%

    Recently Added Supervisor Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Southwest AirlinesDuty SupervisorManchester, NH06/02/2022$46,457
    Village of Orland ParkComplex SupervisorOrland Park, IL06/02/2022$35,479
    Treasure Island Resort & CasinoBar SupervisorLakeville, MN06/01/2022$39,653
    Advance Auto PartsDC SupervisorOverland Park, KS06/01/2022$52,175
    Anheuser-BuschDevils Backbone-Brewery SupervisorEnon, VA06/01/2022$50,000
    Ohm Concession GroupPM SupervisorSalt Lake City, UT06/01/2022$33,392
    UPMCSupervisor, EVS-Upmc LititzLititz, PA06/01/2022$46,290
    Shake Shack Inc.Certified SupervisorAurora, CO06/01/2022$44,871
    Automation Personnel ServicesSupervisorClanton, AL06/01/2022$33,392
    Compass Health NetworkACI SupervisorWarrensburg, MO06/01/2022$56,912

    Supervisor Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Supervisors the most?

    Connecticut pays Supervisors the most in the United States, with an average salary of $64,587 per year, or $31.05 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Supervisor?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Supervisor if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Alaska you should be paid close to $63,556 per year.

    What type of Supervisor gets paid the most?

    Production Supervisor gets paid the most. Production Supervisor made a median salary of $64,475. The best-paid 10 percent make $76,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $54,000.

    What is a good starting salary for a Supervisor?

    A good starting salary for a supervisor is $26,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for a supervisor in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for supervisors is $47,430, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for a supervisor can vary by state.

    How much does a production supervisor make a year?

    A production supervisor makes $72,223 a year. However, the range typically falls between $60,753 a year and $86,493 a year. Factors such as the company you work for and location can impact how much a production supervisor can make.

    How much should I get paid as a supervisor?

    You should get paid around $50,000 a year as a supervisor, but this varies significantly depending on industry and experience. The amount a person should expect to make as a supervisor is directly related to their industry and level of experience in the industry.

    What is the average salary of a boss?

    The average salary of a boss is $78,883 a year. However, this amount may vary from $17,000 to $149,674 a year. Factors such as location, company type, and years of experience impact how much you can make as a boss.

    Who gets paid more, a manager or a supervisor?

    A manager is paid more than a supervisor. A manager makes around $41,956 a year or $20 an hour. In comparison, a supervisor earns approximately $36,554 a year $18 an hour.

    The range in salary can start as low as $16,500 to as high as $87,000 a year. In contrast, the range for a supervisor begins as low as $14,500 to as high as $66,000 a year.

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