The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Assembly Line Worker is $12.61.
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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 …Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Assembly Line Worker
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Popular Skills for Assembly Line Worker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Assembler, Training and Tools are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Machine Operation.
Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Line Worker
An entry-level Assembly Line Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.77 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Assembly Line Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.47 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Assembly Line Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.78 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Assembly Line Worker in their job title in Detroit, Michigan earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Kansas City, Missouri (26.9% more) and Louisville, Kentucky (24.1% more).
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