Average Production Operator Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.40
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$5,000
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The average hourly pay for a Production Operator in Los Angeles, California is $16.40.
10%
$11.26
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$16.40
90%
$25.40
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $25
Bonus
$0 - $5,000
Total Pay
$24,960 - $63,903

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Job Description for Production Operator

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

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Popular Skills for Production Operator

Skills in Machine Operation, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Troubleshooting and Production Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Operator

An early career Production Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.80 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.16 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Production Operator in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (10.4% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
51.6%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
32.3%