Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salary (United States)

Hourly wages for Automotive Assembly Line Workers in the United States typically come in around $14.74 per hour. The range in pay spans from $10.01 per hour to $27.24. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by career length, followed by the particular city and the individual firm. The greater part enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Making up 77 percent of the field, male Automotive Assembly Line Workers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Automotive Assembly Line Workers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$27,812 - $65,436
(Median)
28K
46K
65K
MEDIAN: $32,150
10%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$10.01 - $27.24
(Median)
10
15
19
27
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,812 - $65,436  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $8,123  
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).
)
$21,821 - $60,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $27.24  
   
Overtime
$13.11 - $38.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
   
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $8,123  
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).
)
$21,821 - $60,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
Is Assembly Line Worker, Automotive your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Job Description for Assembly Line Worker, Automotive

  • 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.

Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Employer Salaries for Assembly Line Worker, Automotive

General Motors Corporation offers the largest salaries in town—$42,539 on average—but the considerable range in workers' salaries (stretching from $33K to $64K) creates a rather varied pay scale.

Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker, Automotive

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
At career start, salaries are typically $33K, which grow to $34K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $53K. For Automotive Assembly Line Workers, pay actually goes down to about $51K after two decades on the job. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one-fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 11 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 6 percent. A majority of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
up arrow 15%
Detroit
up arrow 8%
National Average
$33,000
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Automotive Assembly Line Workers will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 15 percent. Automotive Assembly Line Workers will also find cushy salaries in Detroit (+8 percent).

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.
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 57%
Late-Career
up arrow 53%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%