Average Early-Career Production Operator Hourly Pay

Average Early-Career Production Operator Hourly Pay

$15.63
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.67
MEDIAN
$15.63
90%
$21.86

The average hourly pay for a Production Operator is $15.63

Hourly Rate
$12 - $22
Bonus
$174 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$240 - $7k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$25k - $51k
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What Do Production Operators Do?

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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Gender Breakdown

Male
80.2%
Female
19.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.1%
This data is based on 1,532 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

76%

Dental

70%

Vision

63%

None

23%