An Entry-Level Production Operator earns an average wage of AU$24.45 per hour.

AU$42,300 - AU$119,463
AU$42K
AU$70K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$69,634
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.55 - AU$39.48
AU$20
AU$25
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$24.52
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$119K
Salary AU$42,300 - AU$119,463
Bonus AU$5,000
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$41,480 - AU$98,816
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data AU$0AU$77
Hourly Rate AU$19.55 - AU$39.48
Overtime AU$25.82 - AU$77.37
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
Bonus AU$5,000
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$41,480 - AU$98,816
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

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 Difference by Location

National Average: AU$57,781

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Key Stats for Production Operator

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 79%