Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salary (United States)

Automotive Assembly Line Workers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $14.74 per hour. The range in pay spans from $10.01 per hour to $27.24. Total cash earnings range from $27,812 on the low end to $65,436 on the high end and can include bonus and profit sharing proceeds as high as $3,077 and $8,123, respectively. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group—the particular city and the individual firm are driving factors as well. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Automotive Assembly Line Workers. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salary (?
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$27,812 - $65,436
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65K
MEDIAN: $32,150
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Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salary (?
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National Salary Data

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$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).
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$21,821 - $60,125  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $27.24  
   
Overtime
$13.11 - $38.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$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).
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$21,821 - $60,125  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assembly Line Worker, Automotive

Though General Motors Corporation leads the field in terms of pay with a median salary of $42,539, employees there receive a range of salaries, from $33K on the low end all the way up to $64K.

Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker, Automotive

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
After five to 10 years, pay—which begins at $33K—can reach $34K. Earnings total $53K after one to two decades. 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 20 percent 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. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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Detroit
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National Average
$33,000
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For Automotive Assembly Line Workers, busy Chicago offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 15 percent above the national average. 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.

Experience Affects Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$33,000
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Job Satisfaction

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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%
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