Average Entry-Level Production Operator Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$15.00
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Production Operator in Houston, Texas is $15.00.
10%
$10.85
MEDIAN
$15
90%
$25.85
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $26
Total Pay
$20,730 - $58,648

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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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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 $17.98 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.42 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.00 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Early Career
30.3%
Mid Career
30.3%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
19.2%

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