Production/Manufacturing Technician Salary

Pay for Production & Manufacturing Technicians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $16.74 per hour. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Production & Manufacturing Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Production & Manufacturing Technicians survey respondents are men (79 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$40,745 - $79,000
$41K
$52K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,184
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$12.18 - $23.42
$12
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MEDIAN: $16.74
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$0$79K
Salary $40,745 - $79,000
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
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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$26,771 - $58,070
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.18 - $23.42
Overtime $16.74 - $38.48
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
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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$26,771 - $58,070
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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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

  • Confirm correct materials and appropriate quantities are used, report any discrepancies.
  • Maintain records in a facility environment.
  • Perform equipment duties in production according to standard operating procedures.
  • Assist with daily manufacturing operations in manufacturing facility.

Common Career Paths for Production/Manufacturing Technician


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Advancing into a Manufacturing Production Supervisor role seems to be a popular career move for Production & Manufacturing Technicians, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $51K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production/Manufacturing Technician

Pay by Experience for a Production/Manufacturing Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Production/Manufacturing Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production/Manufacturing Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Production/Manufacturing Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 32 salaries. A Production/Manufacturing Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Production/Manufacturing Technician?

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Be ready to keep an open mind and a willingness to learn everything and anything.

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Key Stats for Production/Manufacturing Technician

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Production/Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%
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