Assembly Line Worker, Factory Salary (United States)

An Assembly Line Worker, Factory earns an average wage of $11.75 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.
Assembly Line Worker, Factory Total Pay (?
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$20,273 - $54,248
(Median)
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54K
MEDIAN: $30,875
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Assembly Line Worker, Factory Total Pay (?
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$8.21 - $17.19
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,273 - $54,248  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
Profit Sharing
$122.34 - $4,966  
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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$17,927 - $43,854  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 729
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $17.19  
   
Overtime
$10.92 - $26.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
   
Profit Sharing
$122.34 - $4,966  
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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$17,927 - $43,854  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 729
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker, Factory

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

Pay Difference By Location

Detroit
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Houston
up arrow 18%
National Average
$26,000
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Experience Affects Assembly Line Worker, Factory Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Assembly Line Worker, Factory Salaries

Machine Operation
up arrow 19%
National Average
$26,000
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 28%
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