• All Other Production Workers
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 34,280
    $26,090 range bar $48,320
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Production Workers handle the manufacturing, processing, and packaging of goods. This is usually done through operating and maintaining machinery and equipment used for manufacturing. This category includes all production workers not contained somewhere else.

What do they typically do

  • Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators
  • Perform duties that require less skill, such as supplying or holding materials or tools or cleaning work areas and equipment
  • Lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items, manually or using hoists
  • Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances
  • Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify operators of any malfunctions
  • Mark or tag identification on parts
  • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.2%
Job Openings 1,192

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