Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salary

Male Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $15.08 per hour in the United States. Total incomes of Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $3K from bonuses and close to $3K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $23K and $52K. While approximately one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians is high.

$24,243 - $65,614
(Median)
$24K
$40K
$66K
MEDIAN: $39,607
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$10.16 - $20.87
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,243 - $65,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,477  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,704 - $52,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $20.87  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $32.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,477  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,704 - $52,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Job Description for Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance

  • Perform equipment duties in production according to standard operating procedures.
  • Assist with daily manufacturing operations in manufacturing facility.
  • Confirm correct materials and appropriate quantities are used, report any discrepancies.
  • Maintain records in a facility environment.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians who took the survey. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting, Welding, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 39 percent, 33 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $33K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $37K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $39K.

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Experience Affects Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 39%

Welding
up arrow 33%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 10%

National Average
$35,000

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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