Assembly Line Worker Salary

Assembly Line Workers in the United States take home an average $13.12 per hour. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in three — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. There are more male Assembly Line Workers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 64 percent. Though the majority of Assembly Line Workers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$30,492 - $50,000
$41K
MEDIAN: $41,046
50%

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$9.30 - $19.10
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.12
10%
50%
90%

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$0$50K
Salary $41,046
Bonus $-0.50 - $21,699
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$19,904 - $45,148
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.30 - $19.10
Hourly Tips $1.14
Overtime $13.74 - $26.93
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $-0.50 - $21,699
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$19,904 - $45,148
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 250

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Job Description for Assembly Line Worker

Assembly line workers aid in the assembly of products during the manufacturing process. They use a variety of factory machinery, hand tools, and computers to complete their piece of the assembly process. The specifics duties of this job vary by the employer and industry. For example, depending on the employer and position, the assembly line worker might be responsible for several parts of the assembly at different points. Parts of the assembly process may require advanced skills and/or specific education.

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Assembly Line Worker Tasks

  • Assemble, attach, and test pre-manufactured components or parts.
  • Communicate with supervisors regarding warehouse inventory and maintain documentation.
  • Lift, handle, load, and unload products.
  • Prepare products for shipping.

Common Career Paths for Assembly Line Worker


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Assembly Line Workers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Factory Assembly Line Worker. Median pay for Factory Assembly Line Workers is $28K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker

Pay by Experience for an Assembly Line Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Assembly Line Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 215 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assembly Line Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Assembly Line Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 22 salaries. An Assembly Line Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 13 salaries.

Assembly Line Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assembly Line Worker?

Assembly Line Worker in Twin Falls:
"Very fast paced."
Pros: I really like the consistency of the hours and the work. Its a good environment to work thoroughly and efficiently.
Cons: There is not much room to advance in the company.

Assembly Line Worker in Council Bluffs:
"Great."
Pros: I really love my coworkers were like one big happy family.
Cons: Nothing there is absolitley nothing wrong at my job.

Assembly Line Worker in Houston:
"Good."
Pros: Easy.
Cons: No good tools.

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Key Stats for Assembly Line Worker

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Assembly Line Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$30,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Assembly Line Worker Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Machine Operation
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 31%
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