Production Technician, Electronics Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Electronics Production Technicians earn an average of $18.05 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Electronics Production Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,270 - $61,084
(Median)
$29K
$47K
$61K
MEDIAN: $46,909
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$12.73 - $25.55
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,270 - $61,084  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
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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$27,227 - $59,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $25.55  
   
Overtime
$3.52 - $35.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
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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$27,227 - $59,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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.


Electronics Production Technicians generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $34K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $42K. Electronics Production Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. Electronics Production Technicians who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $52K 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 20%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 12%
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