Average Production Operator with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Grand Rapids, Michigan

$14.67
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,050
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for a Production Operator with Machine Operation skills in Grand Rapids, Michigan is $14.67.
10%
$10.18
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$14.67
90%
$19.37
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $19
Bonus
$0 - $1,050
Total Pay
$21,177 - $46,487

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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 Assembler and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting.

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 $13.09 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.30 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Production Operator in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 24.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (21.8% more) and Portland, Oregon (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (2.2% less) and Buffalo, New York (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
31.6%
Mid Career
36.8%
Experienced
31.6%