Average Production Operator with Machine Programming, Manufacturing Skills Hourly Pay

$17.39
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,171
Bonus
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Production Operator with Machine Programming, Manufacturing skills is $17.39.
10%
$12
MEDIAN
$17.39
90%
$24.88
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Bonus
$309 - $7,757
Profit Sharing
$625 - $3,343
Total Pay
$25,963 - $60,978

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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 Equipment Maintenance, Assembler, Quality Assurance / Quality Control 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 $15.29 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.61 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 135 survey responses.
Early Career
47.4%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
11.9%