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Production Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,663 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Production Technician is $43,663 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Production Technician is between $32,914 and $52,548. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Production Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Performs equipment setup, operation, tests, calibrations, adjustments, and minor preventative maintenance tasks on production equipment.
  • Maintains production machines and equipment, and ensures equipment and work floor are clean, safe, and well maintained.
  • Assembles and tests all components and equipment for safety and productivity before they are put into production; detects problems, such as mechanical errors, safety issues, and inefficiencies; debugs and provides potential solutions in processes, products, and equipment; and attempts to troubleshoot any issues, using technical knowledge.
Production Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 65,020

Estimated population of Production Technician jobs: 25,814

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Production Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Technician
Jun 25
Batavia, IL, USA
DS Containers
Two years previous Production Line Mechanic or Technician experience preferred, OR equivalent technical degree or education. * Packaging and steel aerosol can or aluminum can making equipment ...
Production Technician
May 5
Alsip, IL, USA
The Production Technician is responsible for setting up and operating a group of machines and making necessary adjustments or mechanical repairs to the machines and auxiliary equipment in a safe and ...
Production Technician
May 13
Portage, IN, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Simple Product checks * Decision making * Quality assurance checks Company Description Integrity Trade Services, Inc.'s core philosophy is "Staffing you can trust". The nucleus of this philosophy ...
Chemistry Production Technician
Apr 4
Rosemont, IL, USA
As a Chemistry Production Technician , you will be responsible for : · You will performs complexcompounding, manufacturing (cyclotron and chemistry module operation) andquality control processes ...
Aftermarket Field Service Technician
Jun 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Veterans Wanted Rotoflowâ„¢ - Aftermarket Field ServiceTechnician Rotoflowâ„¢, An Air Products ... Job Title: Aftermarket Field Service Technician Employment Type: North America - Non Exempt ...
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