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 $15.25 per hour in the United States. In the world of Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians, total cash compensation can vary between $22K and $50K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $2K and $3K, respectively. Most Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half.

$24,730 - $63,023

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$10.18 - $21.29

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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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$22,237 - $50,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.18 - $21.29  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $31.47  
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 - $2,043  
   
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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$22,237 - $50,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional 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. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $33K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. Entry-Level Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $40K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income 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

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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