Average Entry-Level Manufacturing Worker Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Manufacturing Worker is $13.00.
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
$151 - $3,041
Profit Sharing
$407 - $3,439
Total Pay
$20,857 - $43,599

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Job Description for Manufacturing Worker

Manufacturing 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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Popular Skills for Manufacturing Worker

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

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Worker

An early career Manufacturing Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.16 based on 691 salaries. A mid-career Manufacturing Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.89 based on 304 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.11 based on 298 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.

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