(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Machine Shop Foreman Salary

$71,744 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Shop Foreman is $71,744 a year and $34 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Machine Shop Foreman is between $51,309 and $88,606. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Machine Shop Foreman. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machining of work pieces, applying knowledge of machine shop procedures, machine tool setup and operating techniques, and production machining methods.
  • Directs trades workers engaged in machining of work pieces.
  • Assures efficient and quality machine shop services.
  • Develops and studies schedules and estimates time, cost, and labor estimates for products, services, and/or completion of job assignments.
  • Work includes researching and evaluating the effectiveness of machinery, equipment and shop procedures and recommending and implementing changes to improve operational efficiency.
Machine Shop Foreman Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job family population: 611,800

Estimated population of Machine Shop Foreman jobs: 850

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About United States

United States Cost of Living Score:

Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Machine Shop Foreman Job Listings for United States

Machine Shop Foreman/Supervisor
May 22
Bridgeview, IL, USA
Norman Filter Company is looking for a Machine Shop Foreman/Supervisor Summary The Machine Shop Foreman/Supervisor requires the ability to plan, lead, develop and direct skilled production machining ...
Shop Foreman
Jun 16
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Universal Furniture Design
We seek an experienced Shop Foreman to oversee operations as we continue to grow the business and ... Qualified to Operate shop machinery & vehicles * Works well with team Minimum of 3 to 5 years of ...
Shop Foreman
Jun 10
Buffalo, NY, USA
Affinity Personnel Solutions
Looking for an experienced shop foreman for a manufacturer of hydraulic components in Buffalo, NY. ... a machine shop/manufacturing environment -Must be familiar with manual machining, finishing ...
Shop Foreman
May 28
Fountain, United States
The Shop Foreman is essential to the success of our service department. As a Shop Foreman with ... Must be able to operate simple to complex and heavy-duty machinery. * Normal range of hearing and ...
Shop Foreman - 4519430
Apr 26
Coppell, TX, USA
Automation Personnel Services
The Lewisville office of Automation Personnel Services is looking for a Shop Foreman to work in ... and machine and worker production rates to establish efficient allocation and scheduling of ...
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources