Assembler Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Assembler is $12.42 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Assembler Total Pay (?
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$19,826 - $51,369
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33,875
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Assembler Total Pay (?
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$8.98 - $17.78
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,826 - $51,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,024  
Profit Sharing
$20.00 - $2,250  
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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$19,288 - $41,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 985
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.98 - $17.78  
   
Overtime
$12.35 - $26.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.00 - $2,250  
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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$19,288 - $41,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 985
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Job Description for Assembler
  • 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.
  • Construct or assemble an entire product or component of a product.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assembler
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Everett
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Charleston
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Fort Worth
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Houston
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Tulsa
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National Average
$28,000
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Assembler Salaries

Blueprints
up arrow 2%
National Average
$28,000
Assembler
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 26%
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