Average Production Operator Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$19.69
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$1,800
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The average hourly pay for a Production Operator in Houston, Texas is $19.69.
10%
$12.35
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$19.69
90%
$34.31
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $34
Bonus
$302 - $17,879
Total Pay
$26,338 - $87,081

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

Pay by Experience Level for Production Operator

An entry-level Production Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.00 based on 5 salaries. An early career Production Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation 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.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (20.7% less), Los Angeles, California (16.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (16.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 104 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.8%
Early Career
28.8%
Mid Career
28.8%
Experienced
19.2%
Late Career
18.3%