Production/Manufacturing Technician Salary

The average Production & Manufacturing Technician in the United States earns approximately $16.43 per hour. In the world of Production & Manufacturing Technicians, overall income ranges from $25K near the bottom to $58K at the top; this can include more than $3K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. A fair number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and more than half collect vision insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Production & Manufacturing Technicians who answered the questionnnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,141 - $64,583
(Median)
$33K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,773
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$11.53 - $23.09
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$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,141 - $64,583  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,953  
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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$25,484 - $58,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $23.09  
   
Overtime
$16.81 - $34.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,953  
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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$25,484 - $58,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 228
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Job Description for Production/Manufacturing Technician

Production manufacturing technicians are responsible for performing many production-centered processes. Workplace accidents hinder profits, so a successful technician in this position must abide by all environmental, health, and safety guidelines. If they have concerns about the operation of a piece of equipment, they should seek guidance from a supervisor as soon as possible. Conforming to production values set forth by team supervisors is key, and good analytical skills, attention to accuracy/detail, and a keen eye for discrepancies are necessary.

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Production/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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production/Manufacturing Technician

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


Production & Manufacturing Technicians with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $34K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $37K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Production & Manufacturing Technicians make a median salary of $41K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Production & Manufacturing Technician generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $48K.

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Experience Affects Production/Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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