Average Production Operator Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$18.11
Avg. Hourly Rate
$230
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The average hourly pay for a Production Operator in Atlanta, Georgia is $18.11.
10%
$11.33
MEDIAN
$18.11
90%
$22.68
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $23
Bonus
$162 - $1,750
Total Pay
$23,875 - $48,753

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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 that pay less than market rate include Assembler, Production Support, Troubleshooting, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Machine Operation.

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 $16.83 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.09 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.31 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Production Operator in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (13.7% less), Los Angeles, California (9.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (9.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
46.7%
Mid Career
35.6%
Experienced
17.8%