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2022 Manufacturing Salaries


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Manufacturing Salaries (Annual Base Pay)

  National Average1 Current Rates
Job Title
Production/Plant Manager $87,676   $94,643   $99,112   $101,377   sign-up now
Production Supervisor 2 $60,293   $61,383   $63,257   $63,639   sign-up now
Production Control Manager $78,874   $78,915   $80,023   $81,071   sign-up now
Production Coordinator $40,032   $40,065   $48,921   $49,427   sign-up now
Packer 1 $32,931   $35,006   $30,697   $28,060   sign-up now
Assembler - General 1 $26,863   $28,847   $30,723   $32,017   sign-up now
Assembler - Electronic 2 $39,747   $43,292   $44,101   $45,465   sign-up now
Machine Operator 2 $34,031   $38,956   $36,254   $35,692   sign-up now
Chemical Operator/Mixer $41,403   $43,901   $41,747   $41,395   sign-up now
Numerical Control Programmer $45,659   $47,171   $45,158   $44,875   sign-up now
Laborer - Production 1 $32,999   $35,204   $30,326   $28,045   sign-up now
Welder $45,538   $50,938   $52,179   $51,878   sign-up now
Production Painter/Finisher $34,589   $36,866   $35,547   $36,558   sign-up now
Machinist 2 $36,948   $38,521   $38,195   $38,437   sign-up now

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1Source: WageAccess® Compensation and Benefits Survey, the manufacturing salary data from the WageAccess® Compensation and Benefits Survey is provided as a historical sample of data that has been collected through the salary survey over the past five years. These positions, along with other popular manufacturing salary survey positions can be found in the WageAccess® Compensation and Benefits Survey results.



Manufacturing Salaries last updated January 2022

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