Factory Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$18,000
$14,000
$18,000
$24,000
Factory Workers in the United States make an average salary of $18,891 per year or $9.08 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $14,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $24,000. If you like following the crowd, Professional and Manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Automotive, Telecommunication, and Manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, and New Hampshire provide the highest Factory Worker salaries.
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Map of Factory Worker Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Factory Workers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Factory Worker Salary By Location

While a Factory Worker can average a salary of $18,891 per year, or $9.08 per hour, there are many opportunities for Factory Workers to make more. For example, in Moorhead, MN you might make $26,387 per year. Other high-paying locations include Chicago, IL, Freeport, NY and Clearfield, UT. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Moorhead, MN where the average starting salary is $18,000. The highest paying states for Factory Workers include Alaska, Washington and Idaho. Meanwhile, North Carolina, Alabama, and South Carolina offer the lowest salaries.

Average Factory Worker Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like IES and Kelly Services as they offer the highest salaries for Factory Workers.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Factory Worker Pay By Industry

The salary for a Factory Worker can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Factory Workers tend to be found in Automotive, Telecommunication, and Manufacturing companies. In fact, Factory Workers can make a yearly salary of $21,601 while working for Automotive companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$21,601
$22k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$18,959
$19k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$18,558
$19k
Professional
Professional
$18,149
$18k
Retail
Retail
$18,088
$18k

Factory Worker Salary History

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Factory Worker Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Factory Worker can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Factory Worker Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Production/Factory Worker
Production/Factory Worker
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$30,160
$30,160
06/27/2020
Onesource Staffing Solutions
Onesource Staffing Solutions
General Factory Worker
General Factory Worker
General Factory Worker
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$25,044
$25,044
06/26/2020
Factory Worker
Factory Worker
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$29,176
$29,176
06/24/2020
Onesource Staffing Solutions
Onesource Staffing Solutions
General Factory Worker
General Factory Worker
General Factory Worker
05/29/2020
05/29/2020
$25,044
$25,044
05/29/2020
Triumvirate Environmental
Triumvirate Environmental
Factory Worker-. Plus OT
Factory Worker-. Plus OT
Factory Worker-. Plus OT
03/28/2020
03/28/2020
$37,566
$37,566
03/28/2020
Cabinet Factory Worker
Cabinet Factory Worker
03/25/2020
03/25/2020
$27,131
$27,131
03/25/2020
ACPI
ACPI
Cabinet Factory Worker
Cabinet Factory Worker
Cabinet Factory Worker
03/25/2020
03/25/2020
$27,131
$27,131
03/25/2020
Factory Worker
Factory Worker
02/27/2020
02/27/2020
$27,131
$27,131
02/27/2020
Factory Worker
Factory Worker
01/28/2020
01/28/2020
$33,392
$33,392
01/28/2020
Factory Worker
Factory Worker
01/23/2020
01/23/2020
$39,799
$39,799
01/23/2020