Average Plant Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Plant Technician is $19.35.
MEDIAN $19.35
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $34
$493 - $12,164
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $9,933
Total Pay
$29,642 - $82,564

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Job Satisfaction for Plant Technician

4.1 out of 5
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Career Paths

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Plant Technician
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Telephone Technician
Maintenance Technician
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Plant Technician

Skills in Maintenance, Plant Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance, Machine Operation and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Plant Technician

An entry-level Plant Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.14 based on 8 salaries. An early career Plant Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.90 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Plant Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.81 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Plant Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.74 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.

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Years of Experience

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