Plant Technician Salary

The average pay for a Plant Technician is $17.28 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$30,521 - $78,614
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$79K
MEDIAN: $49,910
10%
50%
90%

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$12.12 - $27.68
(Median)
$12
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,521 - $78,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,156  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $7,500  
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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$27,978 - $65,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $27.68  
   
Overtime
$1.83 - $40.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,156  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $7,500  
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).
)
$27,978 - $65,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Job Description for Plant Technician

  • Maintain and control processes from the computer terminal.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Monitor and run high-speed converting and packaging equipment.

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Experience Affects Plant Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 22%
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