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Helpers of Production Workers

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  • $26930
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How Much Do Production Workers Helpers Make In 2018

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Average salary

Annual salary
$26930 per year

Hourly wage
$12.950 per hour

One of the most popular questions we get from our readers here at OwlGuru is how much do Production Workers Helpers make per year and what is their hourly wage.

According to BLS, the average annual salary of Production Workers Helpers is $26930. Their salary can also be as low as $18510 if you’re still a newbie with no experience to over $38750 if you have a ton of experience under your belt.

The typical hourly pay is $12.950 and can range from $8.900 to $18.630 which also depends if you’re a newbie or a professional.

Just like any other job, the salary of A Production Workers Helper will vary based on your education and experience level.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.
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After comparing how much do Production Workers Helpers make with other careers, they have a salary rank of D.

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Salary range

Highest (Top 10%)$18.630$38750
Senior (Top 25%)$14.960$31120
Middle (Mid 50%)$11.940$24830
Junior (Bottom 25%)$10.010$20820
No experience (Bottom 10%)$8.900$18510

Entry-level Production Workers Helpers who starts out at $20820 can expect to make $24830 after 3-5 years of experience in the field.

The bottom 10% makes less than $8.900 per hour while the top 10% makes over $18.630 per hour.

While the median wage is $24830 per annum or $11.940 per hour.

Depending on who you work for, you might also get overtime pay.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.

Highest paying industries

Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Coal Mining21.6144950
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.342220
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned20.342220
Rail Transportation19.5940740
Natural Gas Distribution18.7238950
Truck Transportation18.3238110
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing18.2437930
Educational Services, Local government owned18.0437530
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing17.5336460
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals17.2135790
Mining (except Oil and Gas)17.1135590
Tobacco Manufacturing16.9635270
Oil and Gas Extraction16.8935140
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution16.6834700
Casino Hotels16.5934500
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills16.1133500
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned15.9433140
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing15.8532980
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing15.8532960
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing15.6132470
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers15.331830
State government, including schools and hospitals15.2931800
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.2631740
Local government, including schools and hospitals15.2631730
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.1831570
Federal, State, and Local Government15.1531520
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.1531520
Primary Metal Manufacturing15.1231440
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers15.0831360
Traveler Accommodation15.0531300
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals15.0431290
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing14.9931180
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction14.9531090
Utility System Construction14.9231030
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing14.8330850
Support Activities for Mining14.7830740
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)14.7830740
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers14.7330640
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors14.7230610
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel14.5830330
General Merchandise Stores14.5130180
Other General Merchandise Stores14.5130180
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction14.530150
Rubber Product Manufacturing14.4830120
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing14.4830110
Paper Manufacturing14.4430040
Computer Systems Design and Related Services14.429960
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing14.3929930
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying14.3929920
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing14.3829920
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing14.3729880
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing14.0829280
Household Appliance Manufacturing14.0329180
Dairy Product Manufacturing14.0129140
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing13.9929100
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing13.9829070
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services13.8228740
Other Personal Services13.8128720
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing13.7428590
Communications Equipment Manufacturing13.7428580
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing13.7228550
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services13.7328550
Basic Chemical Manufacturing13.7228530
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing13.7228530
Forging and Stamping13.7128510
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing13.6928480
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing13.6728430
Ship and Boat Building13.6428370
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing13.6128310
Educational Services, State government owned13.5928270
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing13.5928260
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers13.5928260
Other Specialty Trade Contractors13.5828250
Building Equipment Contractors13.5528180
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing13.5528180
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers13.5428150
Metal Ore Mining13.5228120
Chemical Manufacturing13.5128100
Beverage Manufacturing13.4427960
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing13.4327930
Construction of Buildings13.4127890
Nonresidential Building Construction13.4127890
Footwear Manufacturing13.3627780
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing13.3627780
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing13.3527770
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing13.3527770
Hardware Manufacturing13.3527760
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing13.3427750
Machinery Manufacturing13.3427740
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing13.327660
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers13.327650
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing13.2727610
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing13.2727610
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing13.2527560
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing13.2327520
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing13.227460
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors13.1727390
Testing Laboratories13.1527360
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing13.1227290
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers13.127250
Animal Food Manufacturing13.0727190
Other Building Equipment Contractors13.0127070
Transportation and Warehousing13.0127070
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing1327040
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services12.9726970
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing12.9526930
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services12.9526930
Accommodation and Food Services12.9426920
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services12.9326900
Engineering Services12.9126860
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation12.9126850
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers12.8626750
Rental and Leasing Services12.8626750
Printing and Related Support Activities12.8126640
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing12.7626550
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing12.7626540
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services12.7526520
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing12.7326490
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing12.726410
Educational Services, Privately owned12.6826380
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing12.6626340
Plastics Product Manufacturing12.6326260
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing12.6226250
Ambulatory Health Care Services12.6126230
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance12.6126230
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction12.5826160
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing12.5826160
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing12.5726140
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance12.5526110
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing12.5526100
Specialty Trade Contractors12.526000
Machine Shops12.4825950
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction12.4525890
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing12.4225840
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing12.4325840
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods12.4225840
Nonstore Retailers12.425780
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing12.3725740
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair12.3825740
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing12.3725730
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing12.3325660
Automotive Repair and Maintenance12.3325650
All industries12.3125600
All industries, private ownership only12.325590
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing12.325590
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing12.325570
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing12.2525480
Repair and Maintenance12.2425470
Wholesale Trade12.2425450
Miscellaneous Manufacturing12.2225410
Specialized Freight Trucking12.2125390
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods12.225380
Textile Furnishings Mills12.225370
Facilities Support Services12.1825340
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing12.1825330
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing12.1725320
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing12.1525280
Wood Product Manufacturing12.1425260
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses12.1325220
Sawmills and Wood Preservation12.1225210
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing12.125170
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities12.125170
Grain and Oilseed Milling12.0725100
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers12.0525060
Grocery Stores12.0525060
Building Finishing Contractors12.0525050
Retail Trade12.0225010
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing12.0124980
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers12.0124970
Building Material and Supplies Dealers12.0124970
Water, Sewage and Other Systems1224960
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors1224960
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills11.9724900
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing11.9624880
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing11.9424830
Management of Companies and Enterprises11.924760
Specialized Design Services11.8924720
Food Manufacturing11.8824700
Waste Treatment and Disposal11.8724690
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills11.8624670
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing11.8624670
Other Food Manufacturing11.8224580
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing11.8224580
Textile Mills11.8124560
Warehousing and Storage11.7524450
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)11.7624450
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers11.7424420
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing11.7324400
Fabric Mills11.7224380
Other Wood Product Manufacturing11.7124350
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers11.6924320
Other Support Services11.6624260
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing11.6424210
Photographic Services11.6424210
Waste Management and Remediation Services11.6224170
Automobile Dealers11.5824080
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)11.5624050
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing11.5424000
Animal Slaughtering and Processing11.4923900
Textile Product Mills11.4623830
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing11.4223760
Support Activities for Transportation11.3623630
Publishing Industries (except Internet)11.3623630
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers11.3623630
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers11.3323580
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers11.3323560
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing11.3223550
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers11.3123520
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers11.323500
Food and Beverage Stores11.2523410
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing11.2423380
Junior colleges, State government owned11.2123310
Apparel Manufacturing11.1923270
Business Support Services11.1623210
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing11.1423170
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers11.0823040
Personal and Laundry Services11.0522970
Used Merchandise Stores11.0322950
Newspaper Publishers10.9922860
Drycleaning and Laundry Services10.8922660
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services10.8522570
Administrative and Support Services10.8522570
Employment Services10.8222510
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores10.822470
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting10.7122280
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance10.6722190
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry10.6722180
Support Activities for Crop Production10.6722180
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)10.6422140
Miscellaneous Store Retailers10.5121870
Other Textile Product Mills10.521850
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores10.4321690
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores10.4321690
Sporting Goods Stores10.4321690
Vocational Rehabilitation Services10.4321690
Support Activities for Air Transportation10.3321490
Food Services and Drinking Places10.3121440
Apparel Knitting Mills10.2921400
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing10.2921400
Social Assistance10.2421310
Specialty Food Stores10.2321270
Scientific Research and Development Services10.1221060
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences10.1221060
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging1020800
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance9.7620300
Waste Collection9.4519650
Restaurants and Other Eating Places8.6918080
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers8.6517990

Not all industries pay the same for Helpers of Production Workers.

One of the easiest way to increase your salary is to change industries and find a higher paying one.

Highest paying states


Another simple way to boost your pay as A Production Workers Helper is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like WY doesn’t mean you will make more overall. This is because the expenses at WY may be 2x higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to the BLS, the highest paid / most successful Production Workers Helpers are in the states of WY, ND, AK, OR and MD. The average salary in WY is $36440.

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