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Factory Worker Salary

$31,568 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$395

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Factory Worker is $31,568 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Factory Worker is between $24,375 and $37,382. 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 States.

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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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.
Factory Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 350,410

Estimated population of Factory Worker jobs: 536

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,596
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Factory Worker Job Listings for United States

Production Worker
Sep 9
Portland, OR, USA
Premier Employee Solutions
Keeps factory floor clean. * Unloads, organizes, and stocks shipments. * Adheres to all safety guidelines dictation the production and handling of materials in the factory. * Ensures that all ...
Assembly Workers
Nov 20
Temecula, CA, USA
Manpower
Assembly Workers Location: Temecula, CA Pay Rate : $12.00 per hour Schedule : Monday-Friday 6:00m ... Manpower is located in the Burlington Coat Factory complex, opposite Toys-R-Us.
Manufacturing Associate
Nov 8
Modesto, United States
Pacific Southwest Container
Shift differential is paid for working 2nd or 3rd shift. A performance based bonus is paid every ... one factory serving local businesses in Modesto, California. Three generations later, they have ...
Production Worker-1st and 2nd Shift
Nov 20
Dixon, CA, USA
Nesco Resource, LLC
A Production Worker performs work activities in relation to the cutting, coating, fabrication, assembly and tempering of glass products. Must be able to understand instructions whether they are ...
Production Worker
Nov 15
Livermore, United States
ACP Composites
Production Worker Company Background: ACP Composites is headquartered in Livermore, CA and was founded in 1985. ACP Composites provides carbon fiber components, customer parts and composite solutions ...

The average pay for a Factory Worker is $31,568 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Factory Worker is between $24,375 and $37,382. 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 States.

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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Portland, OR, USA
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Keeps factory floor clean. * Unloads, organizes, and stocks shipments. * Adheres to all safety guidelines dictation the production and handling of materials in the factory. * Ensures that all ...
Assembly Workers
Nov 20
Temecula, CA, USA
Manpower
Assembly Workers Location: Temecula, CA Pay Rate : $12.00 per hour Schedule : Monday-Friday 6:00m ... Manpower is located in the Burlington Coat Factory complex, opposite Toys-R-Us.
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