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Production Operator Salary

$34,637 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Production Operator is $34,637 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Production Operator is between $26,744 and $41,051. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Production Operator. 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

  • Prepares and examines production materials for processing.
  • Operates all equipment and processes.
  • Monitors machine parameters and troubleshoots processing problems.
Production Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cargo and Freight Agents

Job family population: 89,920

Estimated population of Production Operator jobs: 100

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Production Operator Job Listings for United States

Production Operator
Jun 21
Lafayette, IN, USA
Adecco is currently searching for a Production Operator in Lafayette, IN. You would be working on the manufacturing floor for a great company in Lafayette, IN. Qualifications - High school ...
Module Production Operator 1
Jun 5
Hillsboro, OR, USA
Acara Solutions
Acara is seeking Module Production Operators for our client in Hillsboro. Front half night shift: Front half night is Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and every other Saturday, 6pm to 6:15am Pay rate: $14/hr ...
Production Operator
Jun 14
Signal Hill, CA, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Production Operator Signal Hill, CA Are you looking to make a career change to a rapidly growing, stable, and professional company? This exciting opportunity offers a competitive salary plus an ...
Production Operator
Jun 25
Houston, TX, USA
JAB Recruitment
... rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine ... Exploration  Appraisal  Development  Production  Decommissioning Our People... Our ...
Production Operator
Jun 20
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Integrity Staffing
Production Skills - Must be capable of performing 85% of the following skills at the average efficiency level * Separation of parts out of packaging * Bagging/packaging assemblies * Labeling ...
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