Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salary

Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $15.25 per hour. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians runs from $22K to $50K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $2K and profit sharing that can reach almost $3K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance.

$24,730 - $63,023
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,235
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$10.32 - $21.40
(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 - $2,043  
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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$22,225 - $50,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $21.40  
   
Overtime
$17.23 - $31.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
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).
)
$22,225 - $50,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $33K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $38K. Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $39K.

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Experience Affects Entry Level Manufacturing Technician, Maintenance Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-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 21 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 15%
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