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Factory and Manufacturing Average Salaries in France 2019

How much money does a person working in Factory and Manufacturing make in France?

3,970 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Factory and Manufacturing in France typically earns around 3,970 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Factory and Manufacturing jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assembly Foreman2,002 EUR
Assembly Line Worker1,743 EUR
Assembly Supervisor2,895 EUR
Assistance Maintenance Manager4,703 EUR
Assistant Shipping Manager4,659 EUR
Chemical Equipment Controller3,943 EUR
Chemical Technican Apprentice3,776 EUR
CNC Machinist3,559 EUR
CNC Operator3,510 EUR
CNC Programmer4,006 EUR
Colour Technologist3,281 EUR
Contracts Manager4,453 EUR
Data Collection Coordinator3,394 EUR
Demand Planner3,161 EUR
Derrick Operator2,487 EUR
Director of Manufacturing5,249 EUR
Dock Worker2,666 EUR
Drying Technician2,432 EUR
Equipment Operator2,348 EUR
Export Sales Coordinator4,109 EUR
Factory Superintendent3,183 EUR
Factory Worker3,116 EUR
Failure Analysis Technician3,151 EUR
Fiberglass Laminator2,566 EUR
Food Technologist3,374 EUR
Forklift Driver2,723 EUR
Forming Machine Operator2,774 EUR
Furnace Operator2,319 EUR
Gas Appliance Repairer2,492 EUR
General Warehouse Associate3,737 EUR
Heavy Equipment Operator3,306 EUR
HSE Manager5,125 EUR
Industrial Engineer4,832 EUR
Industrial Machinery Mechanic3,767 EUR
Industrial Production Manager6,620 EUR
Industrial Safety and Health Engineer4,570 EUR
Intake Operator3,013 EUR
Key Account Manager5,405 EUR
Lift Truck Operator2,768 EUR
Loading Supervisor3,702 EUR
Logistic Coordinator3,983 EUR
Logistics Clerk3,177 EUR
Machine Operator2,713 EUR
Machinist2,430 EUR
Maintenance Manager4,504 EUR
Maintenance Store Clerk2,447 EUR
Manufacturing Engineer4,402 EUR
Manufacturing Engineering Manager5,609 EUR
Manufacturing Engineering Technologist4,904 EUR
Manufacturing Manager5,740 EUR
Manufacturing Operative4,341 EUR
Manufacturing Production Technician3,125 EUR
Manufacturing Supervisor3,943 EUR
Manufacturing Technician3,003 EUR
Materials Supervisor4,001 EUR
Mechanical Fitter Engineer4,026 EUR
Mechanical Foreman2,766 EUR
Merchandise Planner3,256 EUR
Metrology Engineer4,417 EUR
Operations Engineer3,976 EUR
Operations Manager5,182 EUR
Order Management Coordinator4,333 EUR
Order Processing Manager5,034 EUR
Order Selector3,039 EUR
Package Handler2,548 EUR
Packaging Manager4,903 EUR
Packer1,988 EUR
Packing Deputy Supervisor3,615 EUR
Planning Manager5,035 EUR
Plant Manager6,168 EUR
Precision Instrument Repairer3,368 EUR
Process Technician3,209 EUR
Product Manager5,376 EUR
Production Analyst5,332 EUR
Production Director6,874 EUR
Production Engineer4,814 EUR
Production Engineering Supervisor5,312 EUR
Production Inspector4,805 EUR
Production Laborer2,456 EUR
Production Manager5,777 EUR
Production Scheduler3,806 EUR
Production Supervisor4,471 EUR
Quality Control Analyst4,922 EUR
Quality Control Inspector4,614 EUR
Quality Control Manager5,679 EUR
Service Technician3,119 EUR
SHEQ Officer3,228 EUR
Shipping Manager5,278 EUR
Small Engine Mechanic3,425 EUR
Spray Painter2,527 EUR
Sterile Processing Technician2,713 EUR
Structural Welder2,529 EUR
Supply Chain Operative4,208 EUR
Technical Operator3,119 EUR
Technology Development Manager6,449 EUR
Testing Technician4,375 EUR
Toolmaker3,336 EUR
Warehouse Operative2,750 EUR
Warehouse Worker2,741 EUR
Warranty Handler3,673 EUR
Welder2,880 EUR
Workshop Manager4,648 EUR

Factory and Manufacturing Jobs Salary Distribution in France

Median and salary distribution monthly France Factory and Manufacturing

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Factory and Manufacturing salaries in France range between 1,871 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 7,484 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,891 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 3,891 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,891 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 2,593 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,593 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 5,460 EUR while 25% are earning more than 5,460 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Factory and Manufacturing Salary Forecast and Trend in France

How do Factory and Manufacturing salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly France Factory and Manufacturing
Average Salary 2016    =  
3,655 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
3,790 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
3,862 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
3,970 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Factory and Manufacturing salaries in France are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Factory and Manufacturing Hourly Average Wage in France

23 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in France for Factory and Manufacturing is 23 EUR. This means that the average person in France earns approximatly 23 EUR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Factory and Manufacturing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Factory and Manufacturing and Factory and Manufacturing monthly FranceWe compared France salaries for Factory and Manufacturing and All Jobs and we found that Factory and Manufacturing salaries are 22% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bordeaux3,685 EUR
Lille3,638 EUR
Lyon4,200 EUR
Marseille4,284 EUR
Montpellier3,815 EUR
Nantes3,990 EUR
Nice4,073 EUR
Paris4,406 EUR
Strasbourg3,948 EUR
Toulouse4,198 EUR
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