How Much Do Manufacturing Technicians Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Manufacturing Production Technicians

Manufacturing Production Technicians set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or computer technologies.

Salary
$67640
Becoming One
Medium
Education
No degree required
Job Satisfaction
Job Growth
Low

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$67640 per year
Hourly wage
$33 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$37,200 to $48,430 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$18 to $23 per hour

Entry-level Manufacturing Production Technicians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $37,200 to $48,430 per year or $18 to $23 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.


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Salary rank

Salary rank
B

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Manufacturing Production Technicians to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $49 $102,790
Senior (Top 25%) $40 $82,910
Middle (Mid 50%) $31 $64,190
Junior (Bottom 25%) $23 $48,430
No experience (Bottom 10%) $18 $37,200

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $46 $96,410
MD $45 $93,310
AK $42 $88,040
NM $42 $86,530
VA $40 $83,060
ME $39 $81,510
ID $39 $80,800
WA $38 $79,720
RI $37 $77,880
HI $36 $74,350

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Manufacturing Production Technician is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Manufacturing Technicians are in the states of DC, MD, AK, NM and VA.

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