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Production Technician, Electronics Salary

Men account for the majority of Electronics Production Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $17.93 per hour. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,400 - $60,862
(Median)
$34K
$48K
$61K
MEDIAN: $48,275
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50%
90%

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$12.55 - $25.28
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,400 - $60,862  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,053  
Profit Sharing
$1,022 - $1,542  
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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$26,687 - $58,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.55 - $25.28  
   
Overtime
$8.61 - $35.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,053  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,022 - $1,542  
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).
)
$26,687 - $58,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Production Technician, Electronics

  • Perform tests to assess dependability and performance of electrical components, equipment, and systems.
  • Provide explanation and clear communication of equipment concerns or failures to customers.
  • Assemble, fabricate, install, and repair electrical systems and circuitry.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Technician, Electronics

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


For many Electronics Production Technicians, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $33K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $47K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $51K on average.

Production Technician, Electronics Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Production Technician, Electronics in Tampa:
"Installs lighting, smoke effects to music."
This is hands on work, must be flexible and a problem solver work well with others to ensure safety standards are met and carried out as specified by AZA Standards.

Production Technician, Electronics in Fargo:
"Professional Cliff-Notes And Management."
If you are trying to obtain an Electrical degree find an old FE or engineer in training study aid and speed reading to get quick overview of courses. Keep trying to learn the science behind what you do, this way you will eventually be able to keep up in the theory and hopefully impress managers and engineers in higher positions above you who may not have much science background themselves.

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Experience Affects Production Technician, Electronics Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 13%
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