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Operations Technician Salary
in San Diego, California

$47,017 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operations Technician is $47,017 a year and $23 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Operations Technician is between $35,443 and $56,584. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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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 San Diego, California, 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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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Operations Technician Job Listings for San Diego, California

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 ...
Operations Coordinator
Jun 14
Spring Valley, CA, USA
Merz Construction Inc
Construction/Property Management company looking for Operations Coordinator for busy office. ... Duties include interfacing between customers and field technicians, coordinating schedule changes ...
Admin Assistant Dispatcher
Jun 14
San Diego, CA, USA
TEKtalent Inc
... operations. c) Collaborate with management to modify daily routes to accommodate the needs of customers. d) Cultivate strong relationships with technicians and customers to reduce the stress that ...
Jun 3
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Ultimate Staffing
6AM-2:30PM - Sunday through Thursday Carlsbad, CA The Manufacturing Technician performs functions associated with probe card manufacturing operations including manufacturing printed circuit board ...
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Jun 13
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Kelly Services
GMP Manufacturing Technician- Sensor Testing / Microscope exp., Carlsbad, CA Primary ... Good eyesight required for extensive microscope work and membrane operations. * Must be willing and ...
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