The average hourly pay for a Plant Technician is $19.35.
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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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