How much does a Production Operator make?

Updated Nov 25, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$39,909 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,834 salaries

$27K

Low

$40K

Average

$60K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Production Operator is $39,909 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Production Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2834 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Production Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Machine Operator$35,708 /yr
L3
Senior Machine Operator$39,455 /yr
L4
Career Path

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$35,708

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per year

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$42,510

per year

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$40,818

per year

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Production Operator

$39,477

 /yr
Range: $27K - $50K
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$27K

$50K

$26,887 - $50,146 Range

Cornerstone Building Brands
3.1

Cornerstone Building Brands

Production Operator

$49,079

 /yr
Range: $34K - $50K

$34K

$50K

$33,609 - $49,613 Range

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
3.6

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Production Operator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $36

$17

$36

$17 - $36 Range

3M
3.9

3M

Production Operator - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $15 - $30

$15

$30

$15 - $30 Range

Niagara Bottling
3.9

Niagara Bottling

Production Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $25

$14

$25

$14 - $25 Range

FedEx Office
3.4

FedEx Office

Production Operator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Cargill
4

Cargill

Production Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $30

$16

$30

$16 - $30 Range

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Georgia-Pacific
3.5

Georgia-Pacific

Production Operator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $13 - $25

$13

$25

$13 - $25 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.8

Express Employment Professionals

Production Operator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

The Hershey Company
3.9

The Hershey Company

Production Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $18 - $31

$18

$31

$18 - $31 Range

Hydrite
4

Hydrite

Production Operator

$42,678

 /yr
Range: $34K - $54K

$34K

$54K

$34,142 - $53,826 Range

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
3.6

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Production Operator - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Sun Chemical
3.7

Sun Chemical

Production Operator - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Bostik
3.5

Bostik

Production Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Production Operator

$95,813

 /yr
Range: $65K - $145K

$65K

$145K

$65,421 - $144,980 Range

Kerry
3.3

Kerry

Production Operator - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

Nestlé Purina U.S.
3.8

Nestlé Purina U.S.

Production Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $12 - $40

$12

$40

$12 - $40 Range

Stellantis
3.7

Stellantis

Production Operator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $30

$16

$30

$16 - $30 Range

BASF
3.9

BASF

Production Operator - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $16 - $55

$16

$55

$16 - $55 Range

The Coca-Cola Company
3.9

The Coca-Cola Company

Production Operator

$39,350

 /yr
Range: $35K - $46K

$35K

$46K

$35,289 - $46,166 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Production Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Production Operator is $39,909 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Production Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2834 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Production Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Production Operator in United States is $59,538 per year.

The lowest salary for a Production Operator in United States is $26,752 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Production Operator or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Production Operator.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent production operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$20
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Mount Sterling, KY Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Mount Sterling, KY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Farmington, MO Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Farmington, MO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Press Operator in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Des Moines, IA Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees
$17
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Saginaw, MI Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Saginaw, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Paper Machine Tender in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Machine Operator in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
A Line Worker in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Harrisonburg, VA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Harrisonburg, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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