Average Production Specialist Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Production Specialist is $16.64.
MEDIAN $16.64
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $25
$200 - $6,853
Profit Sharing
$101 - $4,932
Total Pay
$26,546 - $69,200

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Job Description for Production Specialist

Production Specialist Tasks
  • Coordinate industrial plant processes.
  • Evaluate labor and plan work schedules and assignments.
  • Monitor each plant and coordinate with Supply Chain Management if shortages occur.
  • Develop operating plans to meet order needs.
The top respondents for the job title Production Specialist are from the companies Microchip Technology, Inc, Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Wafertech LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Inc. where the average pay is $21.81. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), earning around $15.48. Fastsigns, Inc pays the lowest at around $11.00. Wafertech LLC also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.00.

Career Paths

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Production Specialist
Video Producer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Production Specialist

Skills in Project Management, Production Support, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Specialist

An entry-level Production Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.55 based on 37 salaries. An early career Production Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.31 based on 285 salaries. A mid-career Production Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.13 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Production Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.05 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Production Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 61.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (35.2% more) and Portland, Oregon (26.2% more).

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