Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salary

Men make up the majority of Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $15.25 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $2K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $3K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians spread between $22K and $50K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half.

$24,730 - $63,023
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,235
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$10.30 - $21.44
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,730 - $63,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,047  
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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$22,057 - $50,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $21.44  
   
Overtime
$16.81 - $31.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,047  
   
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).
)
$22,057 - $50,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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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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Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, facility with Welding, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent, 17 percent, and 9 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $33K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $38K. Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $38K.

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Experience Affects Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salaries

Welding
up arrow 32%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 17%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 9%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%
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