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

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in the state of West Virginia 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 West Virginia metropolitan 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 West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,270
25th Percentile Wage
$42,830
50th Percentile Wage
$58,540
75th Percentile Wage
$75,320
90th Percentile Wage
$94,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.52
25th Percentile Wage
$20.59
50th Percentile Wage
$28.15
75th Percentile Wage
$36.21
90th Percentile Wage
$45.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.53. The median hourly salary is $28.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.52.

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
201658,5403.79%10.66%
201556,3209.68%-
201450,870-3.09%-
201352,4400.27%-
201252,300--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in state of West Virginia ranges from $44,280 to $65,680. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $65,680. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $61,290). The lowest paying area is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $44,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$65,680
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$61,290
Cumberland
$60,150
Wheeling
$59,270
Huntington-Ashland
$58,720
Winchester
$57,370
Steubenville-Weirton
$57,270
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$55,280
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$54,250
Morgantown
$52,750
Charleston
$52,280
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$44,280


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