Automotive Assembly Line Workers in the United States take home an average $15.98 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is experience level, followed by geography and the particular employer. Male Automotive Assembly Line Workers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 65 percent of professionals. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,669 - $60,267
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$23K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,305
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$10.98 - $24.31
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$11
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$22,669 - $60,267  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $7,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,083 - $52,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $24.31  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $37.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$400.00 - $7,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,083 - $52,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Job Description for Assembly Line Worker, Automotive

Assembly line workers, especially in the automotive field, often work at a quick pace in a warehouse or factory. As someone on a line, workers are responsible for one component or step of a product. Workers will perform the same action repeatedly during the course of a shift. Because each worker is dedicated to a specific task, they gain specialized knowledge about their role. Sometimes the assembly line ultimately results in a finished car part like an engine, and other times it results in a complete automobile or truck.

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Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Tasks

  • Apply written standards to produce uniform quality of products.
  • Monitor and maintain equipment and interpret output to ensure a quality product.
  • Operate equipment and tools to assemble parts, motors, and automotive features.
  • Set up and clean up work environment.

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The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is General Motors Corporation, where the median salary is just $43K. However, employees at the top of the pay scale do tend to do well, earning around $64K.

Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker, Automotive

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Automotive Assembly Line Workers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $34K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $36K. For Automotive Assembly Line Workers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $37K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $49K.

Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Reviews

What is it like working as an Assembly Line Worker, Automotive?

Assembly Line Worker, Automotive in Gainesboro:
"Alright."
Pros: Full time and benefits and close to home.
Cons: Little pay, too much overtime, bad work environment.

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Experience Affects Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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