First-Line Supervisor of Production and Operating Worker Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers among Montana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers in Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,610
25th Percentile Wage
$40,550
50th Percentile Wage
$55,100
75th Percentile Wage
$71,170
90th Percentile Wage
$95,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.68
25th Percentile Wage
$19.50
50th Percentile Wage
$26.49
75th Percentile Wage
$34.21
90th Percentile Wage
$46.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.11. The median hourly salary is $26.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.68.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,100-0.38%14.30%
201555,3104.23%-
201452,9707.53%-
201348,9803.59%-
201247,220--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers in Montana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in state of Montana ranges from $48,390 to $93,280. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in Montana is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $93,280. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Great Falls (mean annual salary $70,510). The lowest paying area is Missoula with a median annual salary of $48,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$93,280
Great Falls
$70,510
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$68,470
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$56,880
Billings
$52,810
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$49,720
Missoula
$48,390


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