About light industrial jobs

Do you enjoy working with your hands? Do you prefer to be up and moving around? Are you the person your friends and family can count on to make sure something’s been done—and done right? If so, then you may enjoy an industrial job! Working in basic industries, you’ll have an active job that allows you to spend your time making items and being part of an industry that builds communities. 

From entry-level to seasoned professionals, Spherion places hard-working people in a wide variety of light industrial jobs in flexible, temp-to-hire, and direct-hire positions. Click to see our available positions.

Average light industrial job salaries

Workers in basic industries are usually paid hourly wages. While pay will depend on your position, your job title, and location, most workers earn between $18-$20 an hour. Managerial or supervisory positions will typically see higher wages, as responsibilities increase. In addition, some of the best paying jobs in basic industries are those that require specific certifications or knowledge of and experience with particular technologies. For instance, a certified CNC machinist can expect higher pay than an order picker. 

If you’re interested in seeing recent salary information for the kind of light industrial jobs or basic industries jobs you can find in your area, reach out to your local Spherion office. They can provide you with a salary guide that’s tailored to your city, town, or region, so you know exactly what kind of salary you can expect when you’re applying for a position.

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