A Production Associate earns an average wage of $13.39 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Graphic Design, Oral / Verbal Communication, Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, and Microsoft Office. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$28,997 - $59,608
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$29K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,506
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$9.81 - $18.66
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,997 - $59,608  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$21,247 - $51,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $18.66  
   
Overtime
$14.38 - $30.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$193.92 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$21,247 - $51,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 355
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Job Description for Production Associate

Production associates are generally in charge of ensuring correct quality control of materials and end products produced by a company, as well as overseeing the quantities and types of materials used to create these products. They typically report to product managers on a daily basis and are also tasked with creating and submitting reports of production work within individual teams or the company as a whole.

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Production Associate Tasks

  • Arrange material and goods, and set up the environment for packaging.
  • Identify problems with equipment and materials.
  • Pack products into shipping and delivery containers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Associate

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,021

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Experience Affects Production Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$32,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Production Associate Salaries

Graphic Design
up arrow 31%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 28%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

Data Entry
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 8%

Video Editing
up arrow 8%

Production Support
up arrow 7%

National Average
$32,000


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 8%

Assembler
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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