A Manufacturing Technician, Pharmaceuticals earns an average wage of $19.37 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.

$32,215 - $57,888
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$32K
$50K
$58K
MEDIAN: $49,534
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$14.82 - $25.36
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,215 - $57,888  
   
Bonus
$494.93 - $4,848  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$33,429 - $59,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $25.36  
   
Overtime
$21.27 - $45.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$494.93 - $4,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$33,429 - $59,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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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.

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Manufacturing Technician, Pharmaceuticals Tasks

  • 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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Experience Affects Manufacturing Technician, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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