Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $15.07 per hour. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a fair number have dental coverage, just over one in five claim no health benefits at all. For the most part, Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$24,161 - $67,653
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$68K
MEDIAN: $39,493
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90%

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$10.06 - $20.55
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,161 - $67,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,993  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$23,165 - $54,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $20.55  
   
Overtime
$7.54 - $34.58  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,993  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$23,165 - $54,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $32K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $37K. Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $41K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $39K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salaries

Welding
up arrow 39%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 21%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 12%

National Average
$33,000

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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