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Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians earn an average of $15.22 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage.
$28,118 - $55,371
(Median)
28K
34K
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55K
MEDIAN: $40,336
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$10.53 - $21.31
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,118 - $55,371  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
Profit Sharing
$639 - $2,543  
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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$23,607 - $50,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.53 - $21.31  
   
Overtime
$16.33 - $30.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$639 - $2,543  
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).
)
$23,607 - $50,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
United States (change)

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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Pay by Experience Level for Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $34K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. On average, Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians make $40K following one to two decades on the job. 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 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%