Manufacturing Technician Salary (United States)

A Manufacturing Technician earns an average wage of $17.80 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Process Improvement is associated with high pay for this job.
Manufacturing Technician Salary (?
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$28,157 - $65,542
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MEDIAN: $41,385
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Manufacturing Technician Salary (?
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$12.22 - $25.17
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,157 - $65,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $5,575  
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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$27,587 - $61,456  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$17.24 - $36.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $5,575  
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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$27,587 - $61,456  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 383
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Job Description for Manufacturing Technician

The manufacturing technician operates production equipment, as well as assembles applicable components. Manufacturing technicians must closely follow guidelines, blueprints, and/or diagrams of the products being manufactured; this is important to ensure that all the necessary product specifications are met and comply with the company's standards.
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Manufacturing Technician 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.

Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Technician

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Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Technician

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

Pay Difference By Location

Columbus
0%
National Average
$40,000
Portland
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Los Angeles
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Rochester
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Experience Affects Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Process Improvement
up arrow 15%
National Average
$40,000
Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%
Biotechnology
up arrow 1%
Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 2%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%
GMP Compliance
up arrow 6%
Machine Operation
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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