Production Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$24,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$24,000
Median 50%
$30,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Federal-Mogul
Highest Paying City
Saint Paul, MN
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a production worker make?
The national average salary for a Production Worker in the U.S. is $25,020 annually or $12.03 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 10,000. The top 10 percent earn over $30,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $20,000 annually. Most Production Worker jobs are in Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. States with the highest Production Worker salaries include Nevada, Montana, Alaska, Wyoming, and Idaho. Most Production Workers spend 2.2 years in the position.

Average Production Worker Salary By Location

As a Production Worker in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $25,020 per year or $12.03 per hour. Saint Paul, MN reports the highest annual salary for Production Workers at 31,058. The Saint Paul, MN average entry-level salary for Production Workers is $23,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Production Worker salaries are Nevada, Montana, Alaska, Wyoming, and Idaho. Kentucky, Maine, Virginia, Georgia, and Mississippi have the lowest reported salaries for Production Workers.

Map of Production Worker Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Production Worker Salary By Company

If you are a Production Worker, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Production Workers are Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. Production Workers at Federal-Mogul and General Electric report the highest salaries. Companies like HoneyBaked Ham and PPG Industries also report very competitive wages for Production Workers.

Average Production Worker Pay By Industry

Production Worker salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Automotive companies, Manufacturing companies, and Retail companies pay their Production Workers well. Automotive companies pay their Production Workers the highest wages, averaging $26,577 per year. Manufacturing companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $25,431 and $24,520, respectively. At $21,653, the average salary for Production Workers in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$26,577
$27k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$25,431
$25k
Retail
Retail
$24,520
$25k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$23,037
$23k
Professional
Professional
$21,653
$22k

Production Worker Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Production Worker Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Production Worker can range from $17,130 to $27,310 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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 Worker Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Hirelevel
Production Worker
04/29/2020
$24,001
Hirelevel
Production Worker
04/29/2020
$26,088
Westrock
Production Worker
04/29/2020
$42,596
Hirelevel
Production Worker
04/29/2020
$31,472
Hirelevel
Production Worker
04/29/2020
$27,653
Hirelevel
Production Worker
04/29/2020
$23,583
Stand-By Personnel
Production Worker (Plastics Industry)
04/27/2020
$22,957
Production Worker MFG-ST.
04/26/2020
$38,338
Skilled Warehouse Production Worker-Pallet Repairer-2Nd Shift
04/25/2020
$22,957
Production Worker
04/25/2020
$31,639
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