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Manufacturing Worker Salary

Median pay for Manufacturing Workers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.09 per hour. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. The majority of Manufacturing Workers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Manufacturing Workers who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$9.67 - $19.46
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $19.46  
   
Overtime
$13.44 - $30.16  
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 - $1,795  
   
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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$21,238 - $48,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $28K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $32K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $33K. As Manufacturing Workers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $38K.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%