Average Production Operator Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Production Operator is €11.89.
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Hourly Rate
€9 - €16
€256 - €3,981
Total Pay
€20,278 - €39,805

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Job Description for Production Operator

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.
The top respondents for the job title Production Operator are from the companies Boston Scientific Corporation, Stryker Corp. and Servier. Reported salaries are highest at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. where the average pay is €16.58. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Servier and Stryker Corp., earning around €15.50 and €15.00, respectively. Sanmina-SCI Corporation pays the lowest at around €9.58. Boston Scientific Corporation and Abbott Laboratories also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying €12.48 and €12.90, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Production Operator

Skills in Machine Operation and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Production Support, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Assembler.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Operator

An entry-level Production Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €10.57 based on 96 salaries. An early career Production Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.94 based on 182 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €12.52 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €13.45 based on 109 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €14.
Employees with Production Operator in their job title in Cork, Cork earn an average of 25.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Blanchardstown, Dublin (15.7% more) and Ennis, Clare (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Galway, Galway (6.1% less) and Limerick, Limerick (3.4% less).

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