Manufacturing Associate Salary (United States)

A Manufacturing Associate earns an average wage of $19.36 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Biotechnology and GMP Compliance.
Manufacturing Associate Salary (?
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$30,915 - $65,909
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MEDIAN: $44,992
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Manufacturing Associate Salary (?
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$10.43 - $26.28
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,915 - $65,909  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,090  
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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$26,161 - $66,187  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $26.28  
   
Overtime
$15.98 - $41.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,090  
   
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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$26,161 - $66,187  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Job Description for Manufacturing Associate

  • Understand and apply safety and quality guidelines, meeting all regulations.
  • Move products, supplies and inventory to support production.
  • Monitor equipment and production to increase production and make recommendations.
  • Assist staff with preparation and production, including training and explaining technical concepts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Associate

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Manufacturing Associate Reviews

What is it like working as a Manufacturing Associate at Genzyme Corporation?
Manufacturing Associate in Framingham:
"At Least The Pay Is Good."
Pros: Good pay and fair amount of respect for employees and their time. Ample time-off and good benefits.
Cons: Repetitive work, following SOPs, does not leave room for creativity or critical thinking. End-year shutdown period handling in terms of pay for essential employees (who must be at work on holidays and shutdowns) has been botched 100% of the time, resulting in loss of hundreds of dollars of pay per employee; resolutions usually not seen for many months after (even up to a year later). Promotions and raises do not reflect the merit or capability of the employee, rather are highly dependent on the employee's popularity with management. Sub par level of performance is tolerated, and efforts to improve that situation are few and far between. Rationale for decisions usually not disseminated to "lower level" employees, nor are those employees involved in such decisions, despite having valuable information to offer. Cross training is almost non-existent. Breaks are rarely scheduled and a culture of scorning those who indulge their right to breaks is palpable.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Manufacturing Associate Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 19%
GMP Compliance
up arrow 14%
National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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