Production Associate Salary

A Production Associate earns an average wage of $13.48 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oral / Verbal Communication, Graphic Design, 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.

$28,188 - $61,703
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$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,712
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$9.98 - $19.57
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$0$61K
Salary $28,188 - $61,703
Bonus $195.74 - $4,009
Profit Sharing $900
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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$21,917 - $53,118
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.98 - $19.57
Overtime $14.47 - $30.07
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $195.74 - $4,009
Profit Sharing $900
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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$21,917 - $53,118
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 388

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Production Associate


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Pay by Experience Level for Production Associate

Pay by Experience for a Production Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 352 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Production Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 58 salaries. A Production Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,640

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Production Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Associate?

Production Associate in Northlake:
"Happy being an Production Associate."
Pros: The pace of the job. How fast the time goes by.
Cons: The equipment constantly breaks down, no training on the forklift, supervisors show favoritism, reach maximum pay after 1 year. Everyone gets paid the same no matter of experience.

Production Associate in Madison:
Pros: Most coworkers are here for the same reasons and easy to get along with.
Cons: Corporate officers don't seem to care about lower level employees.

Production Associate in Hanover:
"Salary inquery."
Pros: The people I work with mostly. The health insurance is a top plan.
Cons: Feel underappreciated by management.

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Key Stats for Production Associate

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Production Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$33,000

▼3%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Production Associate Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲25%

Graphic Design
▲16%

Microsoft Excel
▲9%

Data Entry
▲9%

Microsoft Office
▲9%

Adobe Photoshop
▲6%

Video Editing
▲6%

Production Support
▲5%

National Average
$33,000



Assembler
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 22%
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