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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 $17.73 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$34,400 - $60,862
(Median)
$34K
$48K
$61K
MEDIAN: $47,783
10%
50%
90%

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$12.68 - $24.95
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
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 - $2,057  
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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$26,917 - $58,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.68 - $24.95  
   
Overtime
$8.71 - $34.77  
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 - $2,057  
   
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).
)
$26,917 - $58,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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 Electronics Production Technicians, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $34K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $42K. Electronics Production Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $48K. Electronics Production Technicians who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $50K.

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Experience Affects Production Technician, Electronics Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
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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
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 14%