For Special Machines Assemblers, hourly average wages total $16.13 per hour. Men account for the majority of Special Machines Assemblers who responded to the questionnaire — 85 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,078 - $59,495
$44K
MEDIAN: $43,500
50%

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$13.60 - $25.33
$14
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.13
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$43,500  
   
Bonus
$850  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,699 - $61,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $25.33  
   
Overtime
$6.89 - $36.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$850  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,699 - $61,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Assembler, Special Machines

Special machine assemblers are primarily responsible for assembling, dismantling, and making repairs to special machines within a workplace.

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Assembler, Special Machines Tasks

  • Operate and monitor the operation of mechanical equipment.
  • Clean work area and tools.
  • Perform mechanical and electrical inspection of products built using precise inspection tools.
  • Perform small mechanical assembly operations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assembler, Special Machines

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $32K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $33K. On average, Special Machines Assemblers make $52K following one to two decades on the job. Special Machines Assemblers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

Key Stats for Assembler, Special Machines

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
039
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Assembler, Special Machines Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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