Average Production Operator Hourly Pay

$16.80
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.29
MEDIAN
$16.80
90%
$24.80

The average hourly pay for a Production Operator is $16.80

Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Bonus
$235 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$261 - $6k
Commission
$0 - $50
Total Pay
$26k - $58k
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What Do Production Operators Do?

Production Operator Tasks
  • Inspect and quality check products, and verify accuracy.
  • Interpret specifications and calibrate machines to reach goals.
  • Simultaneously operate multiple pieces of equipment to produce products efficiently.
  • Monitor gauges or other indicators to assess progress, production, and maintenance needs.
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Job Satisfaction for Production Operator

3.6 out of 5
(1,353)
Highly Satisfied
154Reviews
Based on 1,353 responses, the job of Production Operator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.56 out of 5. On average, Production Operators are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
78.0%
Female
21.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 2,454 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

73%

Vision

66%

None

20%