Entry-Level Manufacturing Technician Salary

Entry-Level Manufacturing Technicians can expect to earn an average of $16.72 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Manufacturing Technicians vary widely between $26K and $52K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $4K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level Manufacturing Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision coverage. Male Entry-Level Manufacturing Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,150 - $55,415
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,346
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$11.85 - $21.70
(Median)
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,150 - $55,415  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,501  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,677  
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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$26,111 - $51,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $21.70  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $33.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,501  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,677  
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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$26,111 - $51,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 359
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Skills That Affect Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 8%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Machine Operation
0%

National Average
$38,000

Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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