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Assembly Operator Salary

An average Assembly Operator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $14.06 per hour. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under a half. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$9.73 - $19.43
(Median)
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $19.43  
   
Overtime
$5.72 - $28.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
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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$20,413 - $50,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Job Description for Assembly Operator

  • Fit, align, and assemble parts according to established procedures, blueprints, or schematics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assembly Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $32K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $28K. Assembly Operators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $37K. Assembly Operators who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $36K.

Experience Affects Assembly Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%