Senior Manufacturing Technician Salary

Earnings for Senior Manufacturing Technicians in the United States come in at around $24.71 per hour on average. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. Male Senior Manufacturing Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Senior Manufacturing Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,144 - $75,306
$40K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,468
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50%
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$18.42 - $33.52
$18
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $24.71
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,144 - $75,306  
   
Bonus
$244.68 - $6,040  
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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$40,519 - $76,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.42 - $33.52  
   
Overtime
$25.87 - $47.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$244.68 - $6,040  
   
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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$40,519 - $76,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Senior Manufacturing Technician

  • Assemble, install, operate, calibrate, and maintain equipment, adjusting for optimal performance.
  • Write standard operating procedures, maintenance logs, and debugging notes.
  • Troubleshoot production or equipment problems.
  • Maintain supplies, prepare solutions, and sterilize workspace and equipment.

Common Career Paths for Senior Manufacturing Technician


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For Senior Manufacturing Technicians, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Senior Manufacturing Technicians earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Manufacturing Production Supervisor.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Manufacturing Technician

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $51K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $52K on average. Senior Manufacturing Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $58K.

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Key Stats for Senior Manufacturing Technician

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Senior Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
▲12%

National Average
$56,000

Welding
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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