Assembler Salary

The average wage for an Assembler is $13.28 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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$23,489 - $54,289
$23K
$35K
$54K
MEDIAN: $34,834
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$9.87 - $18.81
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$0$54K
Salary $23,489 - $54,289
Bonus $195.18 - $3,084
Profit Sharing $102.13 - $5,139
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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$20,951 - $42,970
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.87 - $18.81
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $14.22 - $27.48
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $195.18 - $3,084
Profit Sharing $102.13 - $5,139
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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$20,951 - $42,970
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,796

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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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Assembler Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Assembler

Pay by Experience Level for Assembler

Pay by Experience for an Assembler has a positive trend. An entry-level Assembler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 1,160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assembler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 420 salaries. An experienced Assembler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 303 salaries. An Assembler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 138 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,149

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Assembler Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assembler?

Assembler in Santa Fe Springs:
"Easy work."
Pros: It's steady, predictable and easy.
Cons: A lot of wear on my hands. Humid environment, pays less than minimum wage. Little to no raises.

Assembler in Skokie:
"Assembler."
Pros: I get to assemble car parts, plus they have great benefits!
Cons: The pay is not good enough, considering I have to assembler and inspect jobs every wk.

Assembler in Oxford:
"Teamwork makes the dream work."
Pros: My Co-Workers are amazing people. My Boss is great. I work overtime whenever I want. I can go help the Tomahawk group if I want, and I can assist the Press as well if I need more hours. I know a lot of what I do & I'm very comfortable.
Cons: We get laid off at times because of issues with machining. Which kills my checks. We often get off to early too because we hit our #.

Assembler in Munnsville:
"Assembler."
Pros: How constant the work is. I am occupied most of the time which makes the day go by faster. Enjoyed helping others.
Cons: I wouldn't say too much bad comes with the job.

Assembler in Kings Mountain:
"The people."
Pros: The people and the work conditions and the hours.
Cons: The pay.

Assembler in Woodland:
"Working hard."
Pros: Consistent work.
Cons: Nothing.

Assembler in Akron:
"Underpaid for too much work."
Pros: I like to put together machines and actually watch them run.
Cons: Unrealistic time to get things out the door. Engineering is very bad at your job. I'm always fixing their mistakes. We put out so many machines to make millions of dollars for this company.

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Key Stats for Assembler

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 258 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assembler Salaries

▲23%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$30,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Assembler Salaries

Tools
▲36%

Team Leadership
▲20%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲12%

▲5%



National Average
$30,000

Assembler
▼2%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼7%

Soldering
▼9%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▼13%

Assembly
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 258 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 25%
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