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Factory Worker Salary
in United Kingdom

£22,191 (GBP)

Average Salary

£11/hr

Average Hourly

£277

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Factory Worker is £22,191 a year and £11 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Factory Worker is between £17,134 and £26,277. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Factory Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists in candy manufacturing establishment, working individually or as interchangeable member of crew, by feeding one or more candy processing and packaging machines and performing any combination of following tasks.
  • Off bears, separates, counts, or culls finished or unfinished confectionery items and ingredients.
  • Transfers molds, trays of candy, and supplies between storage, processing, and packing areas, using dolly or hand truck.
  • Fills bags with bulk items, inserts toys or prizes in containers, and packs, labels, or wraps cartons for shipment.
  • Assembles or forms confectionery items on assembly line or table, performing duties, such as pressing candy onto wafers to make candy waffles, and sprinkling sugar onto gum candy prior to cutting.
  • Empties, cleans, or brushes molds, trays, utensils, containers, and equipment used in cooking, forming, and cooling candy.
  • May be designated according to equipment fed or specific task.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£25,725
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United Kingdom

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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline...

Factory Worker Job Listings for United Kingdom

Food Production Operative
Jan 24
Sheffield, UK
Single Resource
Food Production Operative We are recruiting for Food Production Operative roles to join our busy team based on site at our client's food factory in MantonWood Worksop S802RS. You will be working on a ...
Twighlight Production Operatives
Jan 20
Hampshire, UK
Gi Group
Want a permanent job working afternoon shifts? No experience required Starting ASAP Various Production/Factory Operatives required - £ per hour to £ per hour, depending on experience and level of ...
Production Operatives - Nights, Fast Track
Jan 22
Poole, UK
Gi Group
Addo Foods prides itself on promoting from within; in fact, many of the managers within the factory ... The night shifts all follow a 3 on 3 off working pattern with an option of either: * 18:00 - 0600 ...
Production Operative
Jan 13
Elland, UK
HEADS Recruitment
Elland (HX5), West Yorkshire The factory is located within an easy access from Halifax ... We are looking for flexibility regarding working hours, a willingness to learn quickly and desire ...
Production Operative
Jan 2
Wolverhampton, UK
Extra Personnel
... factory and warehouse which produces interior car parts and filters to supply to manufacturers, garages and retailers. This role begins in January 2020 and will introduce new workers to the Client ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Factory Worker is £22,191 a year and £11 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Factory Worker is between £17,134 and £26,277. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Factory Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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