Manufacturing Worker Salary

The average Manufacturing Worker in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $13.50 per hour. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than half. Male Manufacturing Workers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Manufacturing Workers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.95 - $19.79

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $19.79  
   
Overtime
$15.59 - $28.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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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$21,372 - $46,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $28K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $32K. Manufacturing Workers see a median salary of $34K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 21%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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