Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Production Operator is $16.80
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Production Operators?
An entry-level Production Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.82 based on 252 salaries. An early career Production Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.90 based on 2,427 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Production Operators Do?
Production operators monitor equipment during operations. Attention to detail while monitoring gauges and lines is required. The ability to troubleshoot and maintain production line machinery typically is preferred. Operators generally are responsible for accurately and completely documenting production activities in a timely manner. Auxiliary tasks may include housekeeping, inspections, safety walkthroughs, organization, and transport. Responsibilities may include direct handling of …Read more
- 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.