Manufacturing Associate Salary
A Manufacturing Associate earns an average wage of $18.43 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 Aseptic Processing, Biotechnology, and GMP Compliance.
|Salary||$34,831 - $69,596|
|Bonus||$621 - $5,527|
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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).)
|$27,066 - $66,268|
|Hourly Rate||$12.03 - $27.28|
|Overtime||$19.30 - $39.61|
|Bonus||$621 - $5,527|
|Total Pay (||$27,066 - $66,268|
Job Description for Manufacturing Associate
Manufacturing associates are responsible for preparing equipment and materials for production, as well as maintaining material inventory, operating general equipment such as autoclaves and washers, and assisting with bulk manufacturing when necessary. They must also prepare and review GMP documents and participate in process investigations and deviations while ensuring GMP compliance and inspection-readiness.Read More...
A bachelor's degree and three to five years of experience are generally required for this position, and some employers may hire those with associate's degrees and four to six years of experience. Prior experience in filing, aseptic processing, and aseptic growth in the bio/pharmaceutical industry may be required by some employers, and manufacturing associates should also be flexible in terms of shifts and able to lift 30 pounds on occasion. Manufacturing associates typically work full-time with benefits such as paid training, weekly paychecks, medical and dental insurance, and paid time off, and some overtime may occasionally be necessary in this position. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Manufacturing Associate Tasks
- Monitor equipment and production to increase production and make recommendations.
- Assist staff with preparation and production, including training and explaining technical concepts.
- Understand and apply safety and quality guidelines, meeting all regulations.
- Move products, supplies and inventory to support production.
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Pay by Experience for a Manufacturing Associate has a negative trend. An entry-level Manufacturing Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 232 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturing Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 66 salaries. A Manufacturing Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 15 salaries.
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