AU$78,273
Avg. Salary
AU$24.95
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Production Operator is AU$24.95 per hour.

The average pay for a Production Operator is AU$78,273 per year.

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AU$20.01
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AU$24.95
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AU$40.81
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MEDIAN AU$24.95
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AU$130k
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MEDIAN AU$78,273
AU$45,037 - AU$130,376
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MEDIAN: AU$78,273
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MEDIAN: AU$24.95
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Salary AU$45,037 - AU$130,376
Bonus AU$1,000 - AU$19,653
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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AU$42,954 - AU$107,404
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 183
Hourly Data AU$0AU$71
Hourly Rate AU$20.01 - AU$40.81
Overtime AU$26.06 - AU$71.52
Annual Data AU$0AU$107K
Bonus AU$1,000 - AU$19,653
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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AU$42,954 - AU$107,404
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 238

Job Description for Production Operator

Production operators monitor equipment during operations. Attention to detail while monitoring gauges and lines is required. The ability to troubleshoot and maintain production line machinery typically is preferred. Operators generally are responsible for accurately and completely documenting production activities in a timely manner. Auxiliary tasks may include housekeeping, inspections, safety walkthroughs, organization, and transport. Responsibilities may include direct handling of products including during production, specification checks, and packaging.

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Production Operator Tasks
  • Simultaneously operate multiple pieces of equipment to produce products efficiently.
  • Monitor gauges or other indicators to assess progress, production, and maintenance needs.
  • Inspect and quality check products, and verify accuracy.
  • Interpret specifications and calibrate machines to reach goals.

Production Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Production Operator

Pay by Experience for a Production Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 220 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Production Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 66 salaries. A Production Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$83,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$60,475

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Production Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Operator?

Production Operator in Darwin:
"Good to learn."
Pros: close to home
Cons: hot in the build up to wet

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Key Stats for Production Operator

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Production Operator Salaries

▲37%

▲31%

▲17%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 83%