Average Factory Worker Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£8.32
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£506
Bonus
£600
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The average hourly pay for a Factory Worker in United Kingdom is £8.32.
10%
£6.98
MEDIAN
£8.32
90%
£10.04
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £10
Bonus
£196 - £1,532
Profit Sharing
£0 - £600
Total Pay
£14,205 - £24,153
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What Do Factory Workers Do?

Factory Worker Tasks
  • Load raw materials onto production lines.
  • Inspect finished products for defects.
  • Perform assembly and sub-assembly operations.
  • Operate hand held equipment.
  • Use pallet jacks to transport raw materials.

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What Are Popular Skills for Factory Workers?

Skills in Machine Operation, Production Support and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Assembler and Packaging.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Factory Workers?

An entry-level Factory Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.92 based on 12 salaries. An early career Factory Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.15 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Factory Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.66 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Factory Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.88 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £9.
Employees with Factory Worker in their job title in Norwich, England: Norfolk earn an average of 3.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (11.1% less) and Hereford, England: Herefordshire (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 182 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
48.9%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
8.8%