Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salary

For Automotive Assembly Line Workers, hourly average wages total $15.23 per hour. Total cash compensation to Automotive Assembly Line Workers bottoms out near $22K and approaches $59K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $4K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is experience level, though the company and geographic location have a (lesser) impact as well. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Most Automotive Assembly Line Workers survey respondents are men (74 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$27,617 - $65,889

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$10.12 - $25.79

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,617 - $65,889  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,898  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $7,150  
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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$21,973 - $58,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $25.79  
   
Overtime
$11.84 - $39.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,898  
   
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $7,150  
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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$21,973 - $58,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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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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Although General Motors Corporation hands out the lowest average salary in town at $43K, employee compensation still varies greatly; workers can make as little as $32K or as much as $64K.

Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker, Automotive

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $33K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $35K. Automotive Assembly Line Workers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $44K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $50K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 16%
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