Production Clerk Salary

Average Production Clerks in the United States make around $13.37 per hour. Compensation ranges from $9.82 per hour on the lower end to $18.23 on the higher end. Female Production Clerks make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,266 - $50,388
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $33,537
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$9.82 - $18.23
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,266 - $50,388  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,537  
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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$23,567 - $42,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $18.23  
   
Overtime
$16.29 - $28.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,537  
   
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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$23,567 - $42,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Job Description for Production Clerk

  • Receive and store materials, and label and add them to the inventory system.
  • File orders, load products, and package products for delivery.
  • Assemble and build products and packages.
  • Examine products for quality control and close out tickets when orders are complete.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Clerk

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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $29K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $33K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Production Clerks see a median salary of $34K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $39K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Production Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 33%
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