The average rate for a Factory Worker is $12.05 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$23,797 - $59,344
$24K
$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,305
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50%
90%

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$9.25 - $19.51
$9
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,797 - $59,344  
   
Bonus
$20.07 - $4,983  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$19,781 - $49,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.25 - $19.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.01  
Overtime
$12.18 - $30.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$20.07 - $4,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$19,781 - $49,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 316

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Job Description for Factory Worker

Factory workers normally work as a unit, and they are collectively responsible for the production of the goods that their factory makes. While they work as a team, they are also held individually responsible for their performance. Their responsibilities include maintaining a clean work environment and meeting a minimum output that has been specified by their employer.

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Factory Worker Tasks

  • Load raw materials onto production lines.
  • Inspect finished products for defects.
  • Perform assembly and sub-assembly operations.
  • Operate hand held equipment.
  • Use pallet jacks to transport raw materials.

Common Career Paths for Factory Worker


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Pay by Experience Level for Factory Worker

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

Factory Worker Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Factory Worker in Elkhart:
"Wish I know how my body would feel after a few years of this."
Do your home work and talk to other employees.

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Key Stats for Factory Worker

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Factory Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Factory Worker Salaries


National Average
$29,000

Assembler
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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