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Published: May 2024

Scope: Northeast Ohio

Participants: 93

Positions Reported: 54

Effective: January 31, 2024

About the 2024 ERC Wage Survey Report

This survey, published in May of 2024, reports annual hourly pay information for 3,820 individual employees in 54 production, maintenance, warehouse, distribution, and transportation positions from 93 Northeast Ohio organizations.

Rates of pay were reported for the January 15, 2024 – January 31, 2024 pay period. Hourly rates are also reported by number of employees, industry type, annual revenue, county, union affiliation, and years of experience (including new hires).

Wages reported do not include:

  • Overtime
  • Shift differentials
  • Variable pay components

In order to provide the most reliable and accurate information, the wage data was cleaned and any outliers or invalid data were eliminated. All wage data was analyzed using statistical software to ensure data validity and reliability.

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Positions Surveyed for the 2024 ERC Wage Survey

Positions are organized alphabetically by category

Janitor / Custodian
Machine Maintenance Mechanic (Junior)
Machine Maintenance Mechanic (Senior)
Machine Maintenance Mechanic (Entry)
Maintenance Electrician (Senior)
Maintenance Worker – General
Building Maintenance Technician
Assembler (Entry)
Assembler (Junior)
Assembler (Senior)
Chemical Mixer
CNC Machine Set Up / Operator (Entry)
CNC Machine Set Up / Operator (Junior)
CNC Machine Set Up / Operator (Senior)
Electronics Assembler (Entry)
Electronics Assembler (Junior)
Electronics Assembler (Senior)
Injection Molding Machine Operator
Inspector (Entry)
Inspector (Junior)
Inspector (Senior)
Laborer (Junior)
Laborer (Senior)
Leader, Assembly Group
Machine Tool Operator (Entry)
Machine Tool Operator (Junior)
Machine Tool Operator (Senior)
Press Brake Operator
Production Control Clerk
Production Worker (Junior)
Production Worker (Senior)
Programmer CNC Equipment
Punch Press Operator (Junior)
Punch Press Operator (Senior)
Saw Operator
Team Leader
Tool Crib Attendant
Tool Room Machinist
Tool, Die or Gage Maker (Senior)
Welder (Junior)
Welder (Senior)
Machinist (Junior)
Machinist (Senior)
Printing Machine Operator
Warehouse / Distribution / Transportation
Fork Lift Operator
Receiving and/or Shipping Clerk
Stock Handler / Parts Clerk
Warehouse Worker
Driver I (Light)
Driver III (Heavy)
Order Picker / Selector

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