A Production Operator earns an average salary of £20,526 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£14,574 - £32,131
£15K
£21K
£32K
MEDIAN: £20,751
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50%
90%
£6.93 - £12.68
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£13
MEDIAN: £8.19
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90%
£0£32K
Salary £14,574 - £32,131
Bonus £160 - £3,489
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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£14,623 - £31,071
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 430
Hourly Data £0£21
Hourly Rate £6.93 - £12.68
Hourly Tips £0.00
Overtime £9.19 - £21.25
Annual Data £0£31K
Bonus £160 - £3,489
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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£14,623 - £31,071
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 368

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.

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

National Average: £19,529

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 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
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Production Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
₤20,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Production Operator Salaries


National Average
₤20,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼14%

Assembler
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 70%