Median pay for Senior Manufacturing Technicians in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $24.58 per hour. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,288 - $74,690
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$75K
MEDIAN: $56,794
10%
50%
90%

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$18.30 - $33.32
(Median)
$18
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,288 - $74,690  
   
Bonus
$257.60 - $5,781  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$39,503 - $75,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.30 - $33.32  
   
Overtime
$26.31 - $46.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$257.60 - $5,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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).
)
$39,503 - $75,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Senior Manufacturing Technician

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

Common Career Paths for Senior Manufacturing Technician


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Many Senior Manufacturing Technicians move into a Manufacturing Production Supervisor role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Manufacturing Production Supervisors on average bring in a similar salary to Senior Manufacturing Technicians.

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $50K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $52K. Senior Manufacturing Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Senior Manufacturing Technicians with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Senior Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 12%

National Average
$56,000

Welding
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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