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Assembler, Special Machines Salary

Male Special Machines Assemblers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $15.25 per hour in the United States. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Special Machines Assemblers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$11.59 - $25.02
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.59 - $25.02  
   
Overtime
$16.10 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
   
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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$25,749 - $56,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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

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

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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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Special Machines Assemblers. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $32K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $35K. Special Machines Assemblers bring in $40K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $58K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Experience Affects Assembler, Special Machines Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%