Production Maintenance Technician III Salary in the United States

How much does a Production Maintenance Technician III make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Production Maintenance Technician III in the United States is $30 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $26 and $34. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Production Maintenance Technician III performs preventive maintenance and skilled repairs on complex production equipment and systems (e.g., mechanical, electrical). Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve efficiency, capability and yield. Being a Production Maintenance Technician III performs equipment failure analyses (including preventive and unscheduled maintenance). Troubleshoots and diagnoses the more complex equipment problems. Additionally, Production Maintenance Technician III prepares technical reports to document equipment modifications and equipment maintenance procedures. Oversee and review the work of lower-level technicians. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to supervior or manager. The Production Maintenance Technician III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Production Maintenance Technician III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. Down a level:

    Production Maintenance Technician II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Production Maintenance Technician III

    2 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Production Maintenance Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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