Average Production Technician Hourly Pay

$17.61
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$1,210
Bonus
$1,536
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The average hourly pay for a Production Technician is $17.61.
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$12.57
MEDIAN
$17.61
90%
$25.97
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $26
Bonus
$200 - $4,091
Profit Sharing
$298 - $5,872
Total Pay
$27,201 - $59,708
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What Do Production Technicians Do?

Production Technician Tasks
  • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Inspect finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Follow all regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Set up and operate production equipment and perform basic maintenance on machine.
  • Responsible for machine operation and crew in an industrial setting.

Job Satisfaction for Production Technician

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Production Technician are from the companies First RF Corporation, Sanofi Pasteur and Servpro Industries, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Medimmune Inc where the average pay is $25.72. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sanofi Pasteur and Praxair, Inc., earning around $23.12 and $18.77, respectively. Servpro Industries, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.49. The Trane Company and First RF Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.45 and $17.73, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Production Technicians?

Skills in Troubleshooting, Machine Operation, Safety Compliance and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Production Technicians?

An entry-level Production Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.27 based on 95 salaries. An early career Production Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.49 based on 677 salaries. A mid-career Production Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.23 based on 298 salaries. An experienced Production Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.91 based on 215 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Production Technician in their job title in Frederick, Maryland earn an average of 44.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania (29.2% more) and Houston, Texas (19.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,401 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.8%
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
8.3%