Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

General Information

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Excludes team or work leaders.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit91.26%
  2. State and local government3.17%
  3. Self-employed2.49%
  4. Private, not for profit1.78%
  5. Federal government1.16%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$62,850

State-by-state Salary

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$88,930
$28,850
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 32%
  • Some college 14%
  • Less than high school 14%
  • Associate's degree 13%
  • Bachelor's degree 11%
  • Post-secondary certificate 11%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Education and Training
  • Computers and Electronics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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