The average wage for an Assembler is $13.24 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Tools, Team Leadership, and Electronic Troubleshooting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$20,469 - $51,857
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MEDIAN: $32,331
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$9.69 - $18.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,469 - $51,857  
   
Bonus
$104.23 - $3,372  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $5,300  
Total Pay (?
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$20,569 - $42,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $18.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.17  
Overtime
$13.61 - $27.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$104.23 - $3,372  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $5,300  
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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$20,569 - $42,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,656

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Job Description for Assembler

Assemblers are responsible for completing assembly tasks according to specific company instructions, including following plans and drawings for step-by-step assembly instructions and collecting and installing parts to create new products.

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Assembler Tasks

  • Construct or assemble an entire product or component of a product.
  • Position, align, fasten and install piping, fixtures, or wiring and electrical components to form assemblies or subassemblies, using hand tools, rivet guns, and welding equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assembler

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,356

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Assembler Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assembler?

Assembler in Yuba City:
"Custom made orchard sprayers."
Pros: Building heavy machinery and the satisfaction of completing each sprayer.
Cons: Running out of parts.

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Key Stats for Assembler

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 202 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assembler Salaries




National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Assembler Salaries

Tools
up arrow 39%

Team Leadership
up arrow 24%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 15%





National Average
$29,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 5%

Electronic Equipment Installation
up arrow 11%

Soldering
up arrow 13%

Assembly
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 202 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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