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Operations Technician Salary

$43,664 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operations Technician is $43,664 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Operations Technician is between $32,915 and $52,550. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs technical support to plant operations; monitors production operations and operates plant equipment, often working in cooperation with engineering and construction teams.
  • Conducts routine inspections and assessments to identify production problems, proposes cost-effective solutions for optimal production operations, and performs routine and first-line maintenance to reduce equipment downtime.
Operations Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Industrial Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 65,020

Estimated population of Operations Technician jobs: 25,814

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Operations Technician Job Listings for United States

Operations Technician
Jun 13
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Pyramid Consulting
An Operations Technician is responsible for fulfilling manufacturing lab functions; image reviews, robotic equipment operation, loading unloading equipment and packaging products in a controlled ...
Operations Technician
Jun 12
Pleasanton, CA, USA
The Norland Group
Duration: 1 year contract An Operations Technician is responsible for fulfilling manufacturing lab functions; image reviews, robotic equipment operation, loading unloading equipment and packaging ...
Operations Technician
May 2
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Professional Services Firm
Follow established, written procedures for the Preventive Maintenance Program, Spare Parts Program, Calibration Program, Operation and Maintenance SOPs for the Manufacturing Facility. * On call, ...
Network Operations Technician II
Jun 13
Bellevue, WA, USA
We are seeking a Network Operations Technician II to join our team! You will help support and maintain company computers, servers, and networks. At least 3 years relevant experience required. The ...
Field Operations Technician Coordinator
Jun 7
San Diego, CA, USA
Field Operations Technician Coordinator Company Profile: Precision Diagnostics, based in San Diego, California is a fast growing clinical laboratory that specializes in providing quantitative drug ...
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