How Much Do Production Workers Helpers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Helpers Of Production Workers

Helpers Of Production Workers help production workers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$32000 per year
Hourly wage
$15 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$21,700 to $25,930 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$10 to $12 per hour

Entry-level Helpers of Production Workers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $21,700 to $25,930 per year or $10 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Helpers of Production Workers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $22 $45,180
Senior (Top 25%) $18 $37,360
Middle (Mid 50%) $15 $30,500
Junior (Bottom 25%) $12 $25,930
No experience (Bottom 10%) $10 $21,700

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
WY $18 $38,450
CT $18 $37,670
HI $18 $37,620
WA $18 $37,020
MA $18 $36,750
NY $17 $35,510
ME $17 $35,400
ND $17 $35,320
LA $17 $35,280
IA $17 $35,190

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Helper of Production Worker is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like WY doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at WY might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Production Workers Helpers are in the states of WY, CT, HI, WA and MA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Support Activities for Water Transportation $58110 $27.94
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services $43140 $20.74
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $41730 $20.07
Metal Ore Mining $41480 $19.94
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing $40410 $19.43
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing $40280 $19.36
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills $39620 $19.05
Building Equipment Contractors $38590 $18.55
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction $38480 $18.50
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction $37710 $18.13
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing $37340 $17.95
Nonresidential Building Construction $37340 $17.95
Oil and Gas Extraction $37320 $17.94
Tobacco Manufacturing $37100 $17.83
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging $36900 $17.74
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing $36840 $17.71
Local Government $36820 $17.70
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $36810 $17.70
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $36420 $17.51
Management of Companies and Enterprises $36040 $17.33
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $36020 $17.32
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing $35920 $17.27
Truck Transportation $35890 $17.26
Household Appliance Manufacturing $35840 $17.23
Water, Sewage and Other Systems $35810 $17.22
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing $35800 $17.21
Utility System Construction $35710 $17.17
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying $35610 $17.12
Building Finishing Contractors $35540 $17.09
Rental and Leasing Services $35240 $16.94

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