non·​su·​per·​vi·​so·​ry ˌnän-ˌsü-pər-ˈvī-zə-rē How to pronounce nonsupervisory (audio)
: not supervisory : not relating to or involved in the supervision of others
hiring for nonsupervisory positions
nonsupervisory employees

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In 2020, nonsupervisory farmworkers made an average of $14.64 per hour, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service. Joan Meiners, The Arizona Republic, 13 Oct. 2022 In addition, the NLRA is restricted to nonsupervisory employees, said Kate Bischoff, a Minnesota employment lawyer and human resources consultant. Micah Maidenberg, WSJ, 17 June 2022 Last month nominal average wages for nonsupervisory workers increased at a 6.7% annual rate. Michael R. Strain, WSJ, 27 Apr. 2022 In most companies, workers who are new to their job make less than someone of similar responsibilities with a greater tenure, and people who have been promoted or have moved into management make more than nonsupervisory workers. Ike Brannon, Forbes, 1 June 2022 Consumer prices were up 7.9% in February from the year before, while average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees—a group that comprises over 80% of the U.S. workforce—were up 6.6%. Matthew Boesler,, 30 Mar. 2022 In February, average hourly earnings of private-sector production and nonsupervisory employees rose $0.08 to end at $26.94. Jj Kinahan, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2022 Wages and employment are for production and nonsupervisory employees. Andrew Mollica, WSJ, 22 Jan. 2022 In September, the trucking industry’s weekly pay for nonsupervisory workers averaged $1,118 — or about $58,000 a year — up 15% from the same month in 2019, according to payroll data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Don Lee Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 7 Dec. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonsupervisory was in 1910

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“Nonsupervisory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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