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Manufacturing Worker Salary

The average Manufacturing Worker in the United States earns approximately $13.25 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Manufacturing Workers is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Manufacturing Workers who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$9.81 - $20.28
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $20.28  
   
Overtime
$13.59 - $30.26  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,914  
   
Profit Sharing
$798 - $1,458  
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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$21,275 - $48,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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Job Description for Manufacturing Worker

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Worker

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $28K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $32K. Manufacturing Workers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $33K. Manufacturing Workers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $38K.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%
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