PRODUCTION OPERATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$39,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Axiall Corporation
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a production operator make?
Production Operators in America make an average salary of $28,562 per year or $13.73 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $39,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $20,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Production Operators are Manufacturing companies and Hospitality companies. Some of the states with the best Production Operator salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and California. The typical tenure for a Production Operator is 3.5 years.

Average Production Operator Salary By Company

Production Operators report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Production Operator jobs are in Manufacturing companies and Manufacturing companies. Axiall Corporation and Graphic Packaging International are the highest paying companies. Companies like Volvo Group North America LLC and Continental Building Products also report very competitive wages for Production Operators.

Average Production Operator Salary By Location

Production Operators in the United States of America make on average $28,562 a year or $13.73 per hour. San Jose, CA reports the highest Production Operator salaries at $32,030 per year. The average starting salary in San Jose, CA for Production Operators is $18,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Production Operator salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and California. Kentucky, Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$32,030
2
Reno, NV
$31,333
3
Kent, WA
$30,040
4
Minneapolis, MN
$29,878
5
South Jordan, UT
$29,838

Average Production Operator Salary By Industry

Wages for Production Operators can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Construction companies, Automotive companies, and Retail companies pay their Production Operators well. Salaries for Production Operators in Construction companies average $29,859 annually, while Automotive companies and Retail companies pay $29,178 and $28,826, respectively. At $27,717, the average salary for Production Operators in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Construction
$29,859
2
Automotive
$29,178
3
Retail
$28,826
4
Hospitality
$28,790
5
Manufacturing
$28,410

RECENTLY ADDED Production Operator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Myjobhelper
Production Operator
10/31/2019
$27,131
Volt Services Group
Production Operator
10/31/2019
$29,218
Worthington Rendering Company
Production Operator
10/31/2019
$31,305
Adecco
Production Operator
10/31/2019
$24,835
Careerbuilder-Us
Production Operator
10/31/2019
$24,522
Cameron Craig Group
Production Operator
10/31/2019
$35,479
Vishay
Production Operator
10/31/2019
$22,957
Koch Industries, Inc.
Production Operator
10/30/2019
$31,305
USG Corporation
Production Operator
10/30/2019
$36,564
Talentteam
Production Operator
10/30/2019
$34,436
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