Production Technician Salary (United States)

A Production Technician earns an average wage of $16.18 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Production Technician Salary (?
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$29,330 - $65,164
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,272
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Production Technician Salary (?
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$10.69 - $24.92
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,330 - $65,164  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,942  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $2,424  
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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$24,415 - $61,641  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.69 - $24.92  
   
Overtime
$15.53 - $36.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,942  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $2,424  
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).
)
$24,415 - $61,641  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 362
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Job Description for Production Technician

In an assembly or manufacturing plant, the individuals who work with items and prepare them for further production/assembly are production technicians. The production technician usually holds an entry-level job in a company; however, a manufacturing company needs production personnel to exercise quality control, operate machinery efficiently and safely, and possess basic math and manual manufacturing abilities.
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Production Technician Tasks
  • Set up and operate production equipment and perform basic maintenance on machine.
  • Responsible for machine operation and crew in an industrial setting.
  • Follow all regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Inspect finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.

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Experience Affects Production Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Production Technician Salaries

Training
0%
National Average
$37,000
Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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