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.

$23,369 - $59,640
$23K
$36K
$60K
MEDIAN: $35,614
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50%
90%

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$9.30 - $19.43
$9
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.16
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,369 - $59,640  
   
Bonus
$20.13 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$19,863 - $49,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $19.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.01  
Overtime
$13.26 - $30.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$20.13 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$19,863 - $49,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 315

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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

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.

Factory Worker Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Factory Worker?

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
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Factory Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Factory Worker Salaries


National Average
$29,000

Assembler
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 28%