$48,674
Avg. Salary
$18.85
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,300

Bonus

$1,925

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Manufacturing Technician is $18.85 per hour.

The average pay for a Manufacturing Technician is $48,674 per year.

10%
$13.87
10%
$18.85
50%
$26.49
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90%
MEDIAN $18.85
10%
$35k
10%
$49k
50%
$69k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $48,674
$35,387 - $69,260
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$69K
MEDIAN: $48,674
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$13.87 - $26.49
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$0$69K
Salary $35,387 - $69,260
Bonus $253 - $5,960
Profit Sharing $10.00 - $5,193
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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$30,632 - $63,426
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 254
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.87 - $26.49
Overtime $19.56 - $38.39
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $253 - $5,960
Profit Sharing $10.00 - $5,193
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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$30,632 - $63,426
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,059

Job Description for Manufacturing Technician

The manufacturing technician operates production equipment, as well as assembles applicable components. Manufacturing technicians must closely follow guidelines, blueprints, and/or diagrams of the products being manufactured; this is important to ensure that all the necessary product specifications are met and comply with the company's standards.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Manufacturing Technician


Intel Corporation, Micron Technology, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation, Baxalta, and Corning Incorporated are top-notch employers for Manufacturing Technicians in this area. Boston Scientific Corporation attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $54K.

Common Career Paths for Manufacturing Technician


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Manufacturing Technicians might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Manufacturing Engineer, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $63K per year. The most common next step for a Manufacturing Technician is to become an Engineering Technician or a Senior Manufacturing Technician. The former position pays an additional $5K per year on average, and the latter position pays $10K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Technician


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Equipment Maintenance, Manufacturing Process Engineering, and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 21 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include GMP Compliance and Molecular Biology. Most people who know Electronic Troubleshooting also know Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Technician

Pay by Experience for a Manufacturing Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Manufacturing Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 389 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturing Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 135 salaries. A Manufacturing Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

6%

National Average: $43,266

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

Chandler is home to an above-average pay rate for Manufacturing Technicians, 39 percent higher than the national average. Manufacturing Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like St. Paul (+22 percent), Hillsboro (+15 percent), San Jose (+14 percent), and Portland (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Manufacturing Technician's salary, with Rochester Manufacturing Technicians earning salaries that are 21 percent less than the national average. Boise and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Manufacturing Technician

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 251 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Manufacturing Technician Salaries

▲23%

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$43,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲20%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
▲19%

Lean Manufacturing
▲15%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲15%

Team Leadership
▲11%

Biotechnology
▲10%


Process Improvement
▲6%

Medical Devices
▲6%



National Average
$43,000

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼1%


GMP Compliance
▼5%

Molecular Biology
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 15%