£20,860
Avg. Salary
£8.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£965

Bonus

£800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Production Operator is £8.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Production Operator is £20,860 per year.

10%
£7.31
10%
£8.48
50%
£12.76
90%
90%
MEDIAN £8.48
10%
£15k
10%
£21k
50%
£32k
90%
90%
MEDIAN £20,860
£15,184 - £31,781
£15K
£21K
£32K
MEDIAN: £20,860
10%
50%
90%
£7.31 - £12.76
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MEDIAN: £8.48
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£0£31K
Salary £15,184 - £31,781
Bonus £278 - £2,789
Profit Sharing £800
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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£15,294 - £30,854
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 12 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 442
Hourly Data £0£21
Hourly Rate £7.31 - £12.76
Overtime £9.67 - £21.35
Annual Data £0£30K
Bonus £278 - £2,789
Profit Sharing £800
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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£15,294 - £30,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 12 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 382

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 Pay By Employer

$0$71K

$35,360

3M Company
16 profiles
$43,029

BASF Corporation
14 profiles
$34,577

$27,337

$44,352

Pfizer, Inc.
13 profiles
$37,433

$34,360

Ugn, Inc.
12 profiles
$24,678

$44,564

Wood Group
11 profiles
$44,544

Common Career Paths for Production Operator


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Production Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Production Operator

Pay by Experience for a Production Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 219 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤20,000 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Production Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 100 salaries. A Production Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

3%

-21%

National Average: £19,819

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

Production Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Operator?

Production Operator in Newcastle-upon-Tyne:
"Too much stress for nothing."
Pros: Speed
Cons: Management

Production Operator in pontypool:
"Good."
Pros: The people are good to work with.
Cons: The work can be boring and not much todo.

Production Operator in Aberdeen:
"Balmoral."
Pros: The hours are good, People I work with,
Cons: Working night shift, Working weekends.

Production Operator in Ashford:
Pros: I can do from three to five different process for on the line, so I'm always busy.
Cons: I think I don't get enough money, for the job I do.

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Key Stats for Production Operator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Production Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
₤20,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Production Operator Salaries


National Average
₤20,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼15%

Assembler
▼24%

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 73%