Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Operations Technician is $20.69
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Operations Technicians?
An entry-level Operations Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.96 based on 19 salaries. An early career Operations Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.75 based on 160 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Operations Technicians Do?
An operations technician performs a number of tasks on the production floor of a manufacturing facility. While automation has replaced much of the labor performed at manufacturing plants, humans are still necessary to ensure that more fragile parts of a product are properly handled and that machinery is placing parts together correctly.
An operations technician performs a variety of functions on the manufacturing floor between automated stages or tasks. The operations technician may work on …Read more
- Assist in inspections, repairs, or preventative maintenance of equipment or units.
- Compile delivery and receipt data and submit it electronically.
- Perform ad hoc tasks in the field or in the facility, and respond to emergency calls.
- Perform production tasks such as processing, filling, and unloading.