Assembly Line Worker, Automotive Salary

Automotive Assembly Line Workers in the United States take home approximately $15.17 per hour on average. Overall cash earnings for Automotive Assembly Line Workers stretch from $22K on the lower end to $60K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $4K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and the specific company. Male Automotive Assembly Line Workers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$27,617 - $65,889
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$66K
MEDIAN: $39,036
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$10.12 - $26.04
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$10
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,617 - $65,889  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
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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$22,069 - $60,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $26.04  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $39.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
   
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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$22,069 - $60,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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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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Though certain workers may see earnings of up to $64K, General Motors Corporation still falls short in the compensation department — the median pay is only $43K, the lowest in the field.

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, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $33K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $36K. For Automotive Assembly Line Workers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $44K. Automotive Assembly Line Workers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $51K.

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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
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Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
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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
51%
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: 62% employee benefits None: 15%
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