Manufacturing Production Technicians

General Information

Description

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

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
  • Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
  • Scientific Research and Development Services
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$63,200

State-by-state Salary

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$93,010
$33,650
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 26%
  • Post-secondary certificate 26%
  • Associate's degree 21%
  • Bachelor's degree 17%
  • Some college 8%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Mathematics
  • Production and Processing

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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