A Production Associate earns an average wage of $13.47 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.

$28,913 - $60,241
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MEDIAN: $43,678
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$9.84 - $18.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,913 - $60,241  
   
Bonus
$101.01 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$21,304 - $50,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $18.68  
   
Overtime
$14.62 - $29.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$101.01 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$21,304 - $50,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 370

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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,130

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Key Stats for Production Associate

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Production Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$32,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Production Associate Salaries

Graphic Design
up arrow 28%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 27%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

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%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

National Average
$32,000

Assembler
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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