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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a mix technician. For example, did you know that they make an average of $18.54 an hour? That's $38,562 a year!

Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 8% and produce 11,500 job opportunities across the U.S.

What Does a Mix Technician Do

There are certain skills that many mix technicians have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed computer skills, manual dexterity and problem-solving skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a mix technician, we found that a lot of resumes listed 22.7% of mix technicians included gmp, while 12.7% of resumes included hand tools, and 11.1% of resumes included raw materials. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the mix technician job title. But what industry to start with? Most mix technicians actually find jobs in the manufacturing and retail industries.

How To Become a Mix Technician

If you're interested in becoming a mix technician, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 21.4% of mix technicians have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 1.7% of mix technicians have master's degrees. Even though some mix technicians have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a mix technician. When we researched the most common majors for a mix technician, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on mix technician resumes include associate degree degrees or diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a mix technician. In fact, many mix technician jobs require experience in a role such as pharmacist technician. Meanwhile, many mix technicians also have previous career experience in roles such as machine operator or forklift operator.

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Average Salary
$38,562
Average Salary
Job Growth Rate
8%
Job Growth Rate
Job Openings
13,146
Job Openings

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Average Salary for a Mix Technician

Mix Technicians in America make an average salary of $38,562 per year or $19 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $49,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $30,000 per year.
Average Salary
$38,562

Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyascdescCompanyascdescStart DateascdescSalaryascdesc
Mix Technician-[3RD Shift/10Pm To AM/Sunday-Thursday/Also Coverage for 2Nd & 1St. Shift V
Mix Technician-[3RD Shift/10Pm To AM/Sunday-Thursday/Also Coverage for 2Nd & 1St. Shift V
Perry's Ice Cream
Perry's Ice Cream
11/24/2020
11/24/2020
$40,88411/24/2020
$40,884
Mix Technician
Mix Technician
General Mills, Inc.
General Mills, Inc.
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$48,71107/28/2020
$48,711
Mix Technician-[2ND Shift/6PM To AM/Sunday-Thursday/Also Coverage for 2Nd & 3Rd Shift VA
Mix Technician-[2ND Shift/6PM To AM/Sunday-Thursday/Also Coverage for 2Nd & 3Rd Shift VA
Perry's Ice Cream
Perry's Ice Cream
03/28/2020
03/28/2020
$40,88403/28/2020
$40,884
Mix Technician
Mix Technician
Randstad
Randstad
01/28/2020
01/28/2020
$31,30501/28/2020
$31,305
Mix Technician
Mix Technician
Wells Dairy Inc.
Wells Dairy Inc.
11/12/2019
11/12/2019
$33,39211/12/2019
$33,392

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Mix Technician Demographics

Gender

male

84.8 %

female

10.8 %

unknown

4.4 %

Ethnicity

White

67.7 %

Hispanic or Latino

15.6 %

Black or African American

8.6 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

100.0 %
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Mix Technician Education

Majors

Business
21.2 %

Degrees

High School Diploma

32.1 %

Certificate

21.6 %

Bachelors

21.0 %

Top Colleges for Mix Technicians

1. New York University

New York, NY • Private

In-State Tuition
$51,828
Enrollment
26,339

2. Villanova University

Villanova, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$53,308
Enrollment
6,819

3. Stanford University

Stanford, CA • Private

In-State Tuition
$51,354
Enrollment
7,083

4. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

5. Inter American University of Puerto Rico Bayamon

Bayamon, PR • Private

In-State Tuition
$5,940
Enrollment
4,169

6. SUNY College at Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, NY • Public

In-State Tuition
$8,369
Enrollment
5,229

7. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL • Private

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

8. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD • Private

In-State Tuition
$53,740
Enrollment
5,567

9. Ball State University

Muncie, IN • Public

In-State Tuition
$9,896
Enrollment
15,529

10. SUNY Buffalo State

Buffalo, NY • Public

In-State Tuition
$8,210
Enrollment
7,944
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Top Skills For a Mix Technician

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 22.7% of mix technicians listed gmp on their resume, but soft skills such as computer skills and manual dexterity are important as well.

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Top Mix Technician Employers

1. Rockline Industries
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$35,351
Mix Technicians Hired: 
5+
2. Ecolab
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$37,734
Mix Technicians Hired: 
4+
3. Sherwin-Williams
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$37,242
Mix Technicians Hired: 
4+
4. Sony Corporation of America
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$37,742
Mix Technicians Hired: 
4+
5. General Mills
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$37,035
Mix Technicians Hired: 
4+
6. Dawn Food Products
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$33,229
Mix Technicians Hired: 
3+