Factory Worker Salary
The average rate for a Factory Worker is $12.16 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$20,410 - $60,716|
|Bonus||$175.00 - $5,000|
|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).)
|$20,241 - $49,598|
|Hourly Rate||$9.59 - $19.44|
|Overtime||$13.05 - $31.16|
|Bonus||$175.00 - $5,000|
|Total Pay (||$20,241 - $49,598|
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.Read More...
Typical employers of factory workers are manufacturers that produce large quantities of goods. Factory workers may work first, second, or third shifts. As the workload of a factory may vary, there may be times where factory workers are expected to work overtime. Factory workers may work part time or full time, and they generally work in a factory or warehouse setting. They must be able to lift and be on their feet their entire shift, as well as handle the high temperatures of a factory.
Factory workers are normally expected to hold a high school diploma or equivalent. They must also be able to stand, walk, and lift for long amounts of time, possibly the entire shift. They are also required to work well with a team and be self-motivated. The ability to perform simple math and follow all safety procedures are also necessary.
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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Factory Worker
Pay by Experience for a Factory Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Factory Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 238 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Factory Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Factory Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 63 salaries. A Factory Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 37 salaries.
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