The average hourly pay for a Production Operator with Machine Operation skills in United Kingdom is £8.46.
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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 product…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Production Operator
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Assembler, Troubleshooting, Production Support and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 £8.27 based on 67 salaries. An early career Production Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.31 based on 168 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.32 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.13 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £10.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Production Operator in their job title in Birmingham, England: West Midlands earn an average of 35.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (9.3% more) and Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Coventry, England: West Midlands (4.3% less) and Dunfermline, Scotland: Fife (3.9% less).
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