Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Standard salaries begin at $26K and can reach $29K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $34K after one to two decades. After working for two decades in the field, Assemblers experience a drop in salary, averaging $33K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 17 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 6 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.