Average Production Operator Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$16.38
Avg. Hourly Rate
$575
Bonus
$2,400
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Production Operator in Portland, Oregon is $16.38.
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$12.84
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$16.38
90%
$20.64
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $21
Bonus
$0 - $575
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,400
Total Pay
$26,712 - $50,725

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

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 $16.00 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.61 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.70 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Production Operator in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (10.6% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (4.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
44.8%
Mid Career
27.6%
Experienced
27.6%