The average hourly pay for a Production Operator at 3M Company is $21.59.
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Job Description for Production Operator
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 product…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Production Operator
The top respondents for the job title Production Operator are from the companies Pfizer, Inc., Georgia-Pacific Corporation and Eli Lilly and Company. Reported salaries are highest at Wood Group where the average pay is $21.85. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Eli Lilly and Company and BASF Corporation, earning around $17.93 and $17.60, respectively. Tyson Foods, Inc. pays the lowest at around $13.14. Pfizer, Inc. and Quad/Graphics Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.39 and $16.93, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Production Operator
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $21.59 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.97 based on 5 salaries.
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