Entry-Level Production Technician Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Production Technicians lies in the neighborhood of $15.37 per hour. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Production Technicians range from $25K on the low end to $54K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $4K, respectively. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Male Entry-Level Production Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,916 - $61,203
$27K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,680
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$11.16 - $22.84
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MEDIAN: $15.60
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$0$61K
Salary $26,916 - $61,203
Bonus $0.00 - $4,102
Profit Sharing $96.96 - $4,122
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,715 - $55,498
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 85
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $11.16 - $22.84
Hourly Tips $0.30
Overtime $15.72 - $37.04
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,102
Profit Sharing $96.96 - $4,122
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,715 - $55,498
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 447

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Key Stats for Production Technician

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Production Technician Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲17%

Safety Compliance
▲2%

Training
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%
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