Production/Manufacturing Technician Salary

Median pay for Production & Manufacturing Technicians in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $16.58 per hour. In the world of Production & Manufacturing Technicians, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $2K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $26K and $59K. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and the larger part earn vision coverage. Work is enjoyable for Production & Manufacturing Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Production & Manufacturing Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,141 - $64,583
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,949
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$11.48 - $23.21
(Median)
$11
$17
$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 - $2,056  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,904  
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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$25,804 - $58,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $23.21  
   
Overtime
$15.71 - $33.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,056  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,904  
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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$25,804 - $58,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $35K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $38K on average. Production & Manufacturing Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $41K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Production & Manufacturing Technicians with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $50K.

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Experience Affects Production/Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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