Salary for Manufacturing Production Technicians

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The role of a manufacturing production technician is to ensure that a quality product is delivered quickly and according to safety, environmental, and health procedures and regulations. These individuals set up, start up, operate, and shut down manufacturing equipment. They inspect products to ensure quality, and may calibrate or adjust equipment and machinery settings in order to produce the desired product. The majority of individuals in this occupation have at least some college training.

A Manufacturing Production Technician gets an average compensation that can range from $36,550 - $86,900 based on seniority. will normally receive an average compensation of fifty-nine thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars every year.

have the highest pay levels in New Mexico, where they earn average wages of close to about $82,140. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Utilities, where they can earn an average salary rate of $77,610.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 26.66 percent nationwide in that time.


Manufacturing Production Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Educational Services
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Wholesale Trade