Salary for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Also known as:  Assembly Line Supervisor, Assembly Supervisor, Die Cast Supervisor, Machine Assembler Supervisor, Machinist Supervisor, Molding Supervisor, Paper Machine Supervisor, Printing Supervisor, Printing Worker Supervisor, Tool Room Supervisor

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First-line supervisors of production and operating workers are the direct superiors of many production and operating workers such as assemblers, fabricators, setters and inspectors. Their main duties include scheduling their subordinates, monitoring their subordinates' time while working, investigating and reporting injuries at the work place and conducting work safety procedures. These positions usually require a high school degree or GED. Once hired, a first-line supervisor will need up to a year of formal training before beginning work.

A Production or Operating First-Line Supervisor can get a compensation between 40000 and 60000 based on experience and education levels. First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers will most likely receive average salaries of Fifty Six Thousand dollars on an annual basis.

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers are compensated highest in Virgin Islands, where they can get pay of close to about $74950. This group of professionals have the highest salaries in Finance and Insurance, where they get pay levels, on average, of $77010.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.06 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $77,010
Finance and Insurance $73,040
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $68,720
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $63,520
Public Administration $63,110
Management of Companies and Enterprises $60,050
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $43,080
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $43,570
Health Care and Social Assistance $44,130
Other Services (except Public Administration) $45,640
Retail Trade $46,620
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $51,940
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