An Operations Technician earns an average wage of $18.36 per hour. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Operations Technician Total Pay (?
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$29,678 - $73,027
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44K
58K
73K
MEDIAN: $44,183
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Operations Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.06 - $30.99
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18
25
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,678 - $73,027  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,240  
Profit Sharing
$613 - $5,677  
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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$27,532 - $73,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $30.99  
   
Overtime
$17.71 - $48.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,240  
   
Profit Sharing
$613 - $5,677  
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).
)
$27,532 - $73,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
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Job Description for Operations Technician
An operations technician performs a number of tasks on the production floor of a manufacturing facility. While automation has replaced much of the labor performed at manufacturing plants, humans are still necessary to ensure that more fragile parts of a product are properly handled and that machinery is placing parts together correctly.
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Operations Technician Tasks
  • Perform ad hoc tasks in the field or in the facility, and respond to emergency calls.
  • Perform production tasks such as processing, filling, and unloading.
  • Assist in inspections, repairs, or preventative maintenance of equipment or units.
  • Compile delivery and receipt data and submit it electronically.
Pay by Experience Level for Operations Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Operations Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Operations Technician Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 28%
Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 1%
National Average
$43,000
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Gender
Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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