Assembly Operator Salary

Assembly Operators in the United States can expect wages of $13.68 per hour on average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.70 - $20.03
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $20.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$7.50 - $28.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$20,359 - $47,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $27K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $35K. Assembly Operators see a median salary of $37K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $35K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Assembly Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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