First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

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What They Do

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.


  • 2020 employment: 616,800
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $61,790

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 22,700
  • Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)

How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: Less than 5 years
  • Typical on-the-job training: None

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