Average Experienced Production Operator Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$22.00
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$10,000
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Production Operator in Houston, Texas is $22.00.
10%
$13.40
MEDIAN
$22
90%
$30.46
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $30
Bonus
$0 - $10,000
Total Pay
$32,859 - $127,233

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Production Operator

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 $15.00 based on 5 salaries. An early career Production Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.98 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.42 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Production Operator in their job title in Lafayette, Louisiana earn an average of 4.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (27.1% less), Los Angeles, California (26.5% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (20.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 84 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
35.7%
Mid Career
35.7%
Late Career
22.6%