Manufacturing Technician, Pharmaceuticals Salary
A Manufacturing Technician, Pharmaceuticals earns an average wage of $19.53 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in GMP Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$31,562 - $56,582|
|Bonus||$494.93 - $4,848|
|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).)
|$33,904 - $61,085|
|Hourly Rate||$14.91 - $26.32|
|Overtime||$21.35 - $44.38|
|Bonus||$494.93 - $4,848|
|Total Pay (||$33,904 - $61,085|
Job Description for Manufacturing Technician, Pharmaceuticals
Manufacturing technicians in the pharmaceutical field work with various machinery, including machines for coating, dispensing, printing, and tableting, in order to create medicine. As such, they must have exceptional knowledge of this machinery and how to operate it according to exact specifications.Read More...
These technicians are responsible for dispensing ingredients for particular drugs into machines, and it is also important that they keep their machines and work stations clean and sanitized at all times. They may also have testing/maintenance duties to ensure that machines are running efficiently at all times and their dosing and timing is accurate. When problems are detected, manufacturing technicians either solve them independently or refer them to management or a third party; quality control may also be a responsibility.
This job often requires working in a noisy factory environment, and some positions require operation of heavy machinery such as forklifts. Some record-keeping skills are necessary in order to document manufacturing activity. Generally, a high school diploma is required, and some positions require knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing while others provide training after hiring.
Manufacturing Technician, Pharmaceuticals Tasks
- Confirm correct materials and appropriate quantities are used, report any discrepancies.
- Maintain records in a facility environment.
- Perform equipment duties in production according to standard operating procedures.
- Assist with daily manufacturing operations in manufacturing facility.
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