A Production Technician earns an average salary of AU$73,470 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

AU$46,452 - AU$154,839
AU$46K
AU$76K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$76,356
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.53 - AU$35.87
AU$21
AU$24
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$24.30
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$154K
Salary AU$46,452 - AU$154,839
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,280
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$45,456 - AU$147,413
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$20.53 - AU$35.87
Overtime AU$36.25
Annual Data AU$0AU$147K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,280
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$45,456 - AU$147,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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

  • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Inspect finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Follow all regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Set up and operate production equipment and perform basic maintenance on machine.
  • Responsible for machine operation and crew in an industrial setting.

Production Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$66,929

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

Key Stats for Production Technician

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
83 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Production Technician Salaries

▲51%

▲3%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼15%

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 76%