Production/Manufacturing Technician Salary

Production & Manufacturing Technicians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $16.74 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Production & Manufacturing Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$40,754 - $66,746
$41K
$52K
$67K
MEDIAN: $51,698
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$12.51 - $23.33
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MEDIAN: $17.33
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$0$66K
Salary $40,754 - $66,746
Bonus $0.00 - $8,608
Total Pay (?
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$30,192 - $58,839
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.51 - $23.33
Overtime $16.74 - $38.48
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,608
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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$30,192 - $58,839
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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Job Description for Production/Manufacturing Technician

Production manufacturing technicians are responsible for performing many production-centered processes. Workplace accidents hinder profits, so a successful technician in this position must abide by all environmental, health, and safety guidelines. If they have concerns about the operation of a piece of equipment, they should seek guidance from a supervisor as soon as possible. Conforming to production values set forth by team supervisors is key, and good analytical skills, attention to accuracy/detail, and a keen eye for discrepancies are necessary.

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Production/Manufacturing Technician Tasks

  • Confirm correct materials and appropriate quantities are used, report any discrepancies.
  • Maintain records in a facility environment.
  • Perform equipment duties in production according to standard operating procedures.
  • Assist with daily manufacturing operations in manufacturing facility.

Common Career Paths for Production/Manufacturing Technician


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Production & Manufacturing Technicians who move on to become Manufacturing Production Supervisors may enjoy significant pay raises, as Manufacturing Production Supervisors get paid an average of $51K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production/Manufacturing Technician

Pay by Experience for a Production/Manufacturing Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Production/Manufacturing Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production/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 $38,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Production/Manufacturing Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 32 salaries. A Production/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 $43,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Production/Manufacturing Technician?

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Be ready to keep an open mind and a willingness to learn everything and anything.

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Key Stats for Production/Manufacturing Technician

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Production/Manufacturing Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 15%
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