Average Production Operator Hourly Pay in Dallas, Texas

$16.42
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The average hourly pay for a Production Operator in Dallas, Texas is $16.42.
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$11.88
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$16.42
90%
$21.14
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Total Pay
$25,127 - $62,307

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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 Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Troubleshooting 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 $17.00 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.62 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Production Operator in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (10.3% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (4.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
51.4%
Mid Career
31.4%
Late Career
17.1%