Entry-Level Production Worker with Machine Operation Skills Salary (Australia)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Production Worker with Machine Operation skills is AU$21.00 per hour.

AU$42,353 - AU$61,042
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$50,000
50%
AU$17.49 - AU$27.06
AU$17
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.08
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$62K
Salary AU$50,000
Bonus AU$3,744
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$36,560 - AU$62,192
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$17.49 - AU$27.06
Overtime AU$25.38 - AU$46.20
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
Bonus AU$3,744
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$36,560 - AU$62,192
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

Job Description for Production Worker

A production worker describes a worker in a factory, manufacturing, or production setting; these individuals are part of a team of workers responsible for mass production of a specific product. Production workers can perform a variety of tasks, which can include operating machines, assembling equipment or materials, conducting inspections, and conducting quality control. The work is mostly physical and can involve standing for long hours conducting repetitive tasks. They usually work indoors, but factories may become hot, so production workers should be able to withstand those conditions. Production workers should be comfortable with heavy lifting and wearing specific safety items, such as steel-toed boots and hard hats. They must be able to work well under a supervisor and should be prepared to communicate effectively with coworkers to ensure effective production. Production workers may work a variety of shifts, including day, evening, and overnight work. They may be asked to work overtime and weekends as well. They rarely travel, though they may travel occasionally for training purposes. Workers must be able to work quickly, provide quality work, and be reliable. In addition, productions workers should also be familiar with all manufacturing and assembly safety procedures and comply with them at all times.

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Production Worker Tasks

  • Load raw materials onto production lines.
  • Inspect finished products for defects.
  • Perform assembly and sub-assembly operations.
  • Operate hand held equipment.
  • Use pallet jacks to transport raw materials.

Production Worker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,192

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

Key Stats for Production Worker

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
86%
5-9 years
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 90%