An Assembly Line Worker earns an average wage of $11.68 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Assembly Line Worker Total Pay (?
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$19,489 - $47,161
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47K
MEDIAN: $28,656
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Assembly Line Worker Total Pay (?
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$8.32 - $17.24
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,489 - $47,161  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,935  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $19,866  
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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$17,630 - $42,959  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 305
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.32 - $17.24  
   
Overtime
$11.83 - $26.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,935  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $19,866  
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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$17,630 - $42,959  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Job Description for Assembly Line Worker
Assembly line workers aid in the assembly of products during the manufacturing process. They use a variety of factory machinery, hand tools, and computers to complete their piece of the assembly process. The specifics duties of this job vary by the employer and industry. For example, depending on the employer and position, the assembly line worker might be responsible for several parts of the assembly at different points. Parts of the assembly process may require advanced skills and/or specific education.
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Assembly Line Worker Tasks
  • Lift, handle, load, and unload products.
  • Prepare products for shipping.
  • Assemble, attach, and test pre-manufactured components or parts.
  • Communicate with supervisors regarding warehouse inventory and maintain documentation.
Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Assembly Line Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 30%
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