Production Line Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$24,000
$20,000
$24,000
$28,000
Production line workers in the United States make an average salary of $24,517 per year or $11.79 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $28,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Nevada, New Mexico, Maine, New Hampshire, and Washington provide the highest production line worker salaries.
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Map of Production Line Worker Salaries

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

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Average Production Line Worker Salary By Location

While a production line worker can average a salary of $24,517 per year, or $11.79 per hour, there are many opportunities for production line workers to make more. For example, in Seattle, WA you might make $36,478 per year. Other high-paying locations include Manchester, NH, Garland, TX and Fort Collins, CO. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Seattle, WA where the average starting salary is $24,000. The highest paying states for production line workers include Nevada, New Mexico and Maine. Meanwhile, Georgia, Michigan, and Virginia offer the lowest salaries.

Average Production Line Worker Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a production line worker, being employed by a company such as Xylem or Reyes Holdings would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Automation Personnel Services and United Talent Agency also report highly competitive salaries for production line workers.

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Average Production Line Worker Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, production line worker salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that automotive, manufacturing, and hospitality companies tend to offer much higher salaries for production line workers. For example, production line workers make a whopping average salary of $37,182 while working for automotive companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $23,530 at manufacturing companies and $22,284 at hospitality companies. But production line workers may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $22,111.

Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$37,182
$37k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$23,530
$24k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$22,284
$22k
Retail
Retail
$22,226
$22k
Professional
Professional
$22,111
$22k

Production Line Worker Salary History

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Production Line Worker Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a production line 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 Production Line Worker Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Production Line Worker
Production Line Worker
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$26,088
$26,088
07/24/2020
Line/Production Worker (2ND Shift)
Line/Production Worker (2ND Shift)
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$39,945
$39,945
07/22/2020
Production Night Line Worker
Production Night Line Worker
07/17/2020
07/17/2020
$31,931
$31,931
07/17/2020
Production Line Workers
Production Line Workers
07/11/2020
07/11/2020
$25,044
$25,044
07/11/2020
Production Line Worker
Production Line Worker
07/09/2020
07/09/2020
$26,609
$26,609
07/09/2020
Production Line Worker
Production Line Worker
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$21,392
$21,392
07/07/2020
Production Line Workers
Production Line Workers
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$26,088
$26,088
07/07/2020
General Production Worker-Repack Line
General Production Worker-Repack Line
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$27,131
$27,131
06/25/2020
12 General Labor/Production Line-2Nd Shift
12 General Labor/Production Line-2Nd Shift
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$18,783
$18,783
06/23/2020
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
C-Class Production Line Worker
C-Class Production Line Worker
C-Class Production Line Worker
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$25,044
$25,044
06/20/2020