Assembly Line Worker, Factory Salary

Factory Assembly Line Workers in the United States can expect wages of $12.69 per hour on average. Total incomes of Factory Assembly Line Workers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $20K and $47K. While experience level and the particular employer impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$18,475 - $59,070
$18K
$34K
$59K
MEDIAN: $34,374
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50%
90%

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$9.20 - $19.34
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$18,475 - $59,070  
   
Bonus
$99.67 - $5,118  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $6,082  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$19,593 - $46,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $19.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.33  
Overtime
$12.18 - $28.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$99.67 - $5,118  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $6,082  
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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$19,593 - $46,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 832

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Job Description for Assembly Line Worker, Factory

Factory assembly line workers help in the production of mass-produced items. The hours may vary in this role, but workers can expect to work eight-hour days with unpaid lunch and rest breaks provided. Workers must have a keen attention to detail and the ability to focus on assembly accuracy for the duration of their shifts. They also must be able to stand for long periods of time, as the work requires active monitoring of the production process.

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Assembly Line Worker, Factory Tasks

  • Fit, align, and assemble parts according to established procedures, blueprints, or schematics.

Common Career Paths for Assembly Line Worker, Factory


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Factory Assembly Line Workers may progress into high-paying roles like Registered Nurse, where median compensation is $56K annually. Becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant is, more often than not, the most common role that Factory Assembly Line Workers move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A median salary for a Certified Nurse Assistant is $23K. Another frequent advance is for Factory Assembly Line Workers to assume a Licensed Practical Nurse role; in this role, workers often take home $38K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker, Factory

Pay by Experience for an Assembly Line Worker, Factory has a positive trend. An entry-level Assembly Line Worker, Factory with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 601 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assembly Line Worker, Factory with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 162 salaries. An experienced Assembly Line Worker, Factory which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 143 salaries. An Assembly Line Worker, Factory with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 49 salaries.

Assembly Line Worker, Factory Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assembly Line Worker, Factory?

Assembly Line Worker, Factory in Carrollton:
"Not a people person, factory is definitely for you."
Pros: The job itself and not having to deal with others.
Cons: Management.

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Key Stats for Assembly Line Worker, Factory

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Assembly Line Worker, Factory Salaries

▲41%

▲10%

▲6%

National Average
$29,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Assembly Line Worker, Factory Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲8%


▲1%

National Average
$29,000

Blueprints
▼8%

Assembly
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 26%
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