Average Assembly Line Machine Operator Hourly Pay

$13.53
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$795
Bonus
$983
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Assembly Line Machine Operator is $13.53.
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$10.09
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$13.53
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$17.96
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MEDIAN $13.53
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Bonus
$101 - $2,327
Profit Sharing
$97 - $5,564
Total Pay
$21,497 - $41,296

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Job Description for Assembly Line Machine Operator

Assembly Line Machine Operator Tasks
  • Operate and monitor assembly machines and machine controls.
  • Maintain a safe and clean production area.
  • Inspect products for measurement and quality and separate defective products.
  • Ensure assembly machines are functioning properly and make required adjustments if the equipment malfunctions.

Popular Employer Salaries for Assembly Line Machine Operator

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Assembly Line Machine Operator. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Assembly Line Machine Operator
Production Operator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Assembly Line Machine Operator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assembly Line Machine Operator

Skills in Machine Operation, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Troubleshooting, Safety Compliance and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Machine Operator

An entry-level Assembly Line Machine Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.19 based on 289 salaries. An early career Assembly Line Machine Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.11 based on 678 salaries. A mid-career Assembly Line Machine Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.06 based on 280 salaries. An experienced Assembly Line Machine Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.20 based on 193 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Assembly Line Machine Operator in their job title in Indianapolis, Indiana earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Greenville, South Carolina (7.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.8% less) and Grand Rapids, Michigan (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,502 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.2%
Early Career
45.1%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
4.1%