The average pay for a Plant Technician is $19.25 per hour.

$36,410 - $82,452
$36K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $55,901
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$13.65 - $30.28
$14
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,410 - $82,452  
   
Bonus
$4,069  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$29,846 - $81,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.65 - $30.28  
   
Overtime
$21.66 - $53.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,069  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$29,846 - $81,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Job Description for Plant Technician

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Plant Technician

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

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Key Stats for Plant Technician

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Plant Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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