Assembler Hourly Rate

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 196 Assembler votes.
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National Pay Data
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $18.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$13.72 - $27.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$193.92 - $3,072  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.33 - $5,320  
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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$20,573 - $42,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,707

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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.

Assemblers must be organized and pay close attention to detail to avoid assembly errors that could delay production goals and should also keep their work area clean of all unnecessary items to prevent cluttering. They use protective gear such as goggles, boots, aprons, and hats to avoid accidents and report their progress to an assembly manager in their department. Assemblers may also be responsible for identifying possible obstacles in the manufacturing process and helping other assemblers as needed. Some may help move finished products into a different area for quality control or help operate drills, saws, and other dangerous tools after specific training. They generally work alongside other assemblers to reach objectives within given time-frames, but should also work well on their own with minimal supervision.

Communication skills are necessary in this position to notify supervisors of any issues during the assembly process. They work in a fast-paced environment handling equipment, resources, and other materials to assemble final products with efficiency and expertise, and must also lift heavy objects on a regular basis and perform basic computer functions for accurate item-counts. These assemblers stand on their feet for several hours at a time and use specialized tools to complete their tasks, and may also use pliers, screwdrivers, rulers, or hammers. A high school diploma is generally required for this position, and relevant prior experience is highly beneficial.
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.

Key Stats

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Hourly Rate
$10 - $16

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 196 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

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