What does a Manager Team Lead do?

Team managers oversee the activities and productivity of employees on their team. They keep operations flowing by ensuring employees carry out instructions and perform at their best levels. They encourage positive behavior by letting individuals know where they excel by offering precise and constructive criticism on addressing actions that raise concerns or need improvement. As group leaders, they reiterate the principle that the group’s success is key and devote time to help team members excel by boosting productivity and morale through setting goals, contests, encouragement, and demonstrations of their appreciation.

Team managers often speak or act on behalf of their group at company meetings. They look for ways to improve overall by brainstorming new ideas that streamline processes or adjust scheduling to yield better coverage. Team manager strategies often save the company time and money and need a bachelor's degree in management, communications, or related fields.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Manager Team Lead Salaries

Average Base Pay

$53,366 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$28K
Median: $53K
$101K
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Manager Team Lead Career Path

Learn how to become a Manager Team Lead, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L4
Team Manager Supervisor
$48,478/yr
L5
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Manager Team Lead Insights

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EF Education FirstEF Education First
Leadership Team
Jan. 19, 2021

“minded and passionate people who enjoy travel are what makes this a fun place to work.”

Boux AvenueBoux Avenue
Sales Team Manager
May 28, 2021

“Store manager is amazing and so supportive and really helps you to fill your full potential.”

TargetTarget
Team Leader
Jan. 9, 2022

“It's great if your management is great but don't expect to live up to the standards the corporation”

Feed My Starving ChildrenFeed My Starving Children
Team Leader
Jan. 23, 2020

“I love working at feed my starving children it is such a rewarding and eye opening organization to work for”

StashFinStashFin
Senior Team Lead
Oct. 22, 2019

“I have been working with stashfin since 2 years and its great to work here.”

University of South AustraliaUniversity of South Australia
Team Leader
Sep. 10, 2020

“While there are opportunities for career development and some upskilling it is quite limited and is kinda generic.”

Uniqleads ResearchUniqleads Research
Team Leader
Dec. 4, 2019

“If you are a quick learner/ wish to learn and grow your career then this is the right place.”

Fletcher BuildingFletcher Building
Team Leader
Apr. 23, 2020

“Limited career opportunities outside New Zealand (or at least not communicated and displayed well).”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a lead team manager

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The most common qualifications to become a lead team manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.