Assembly Operator Salary

Median pay for Assembly Operators in the United States is around $14.00 per hour. There are more male Assembly Operators than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 60 percent. Though the majority of Assembly Operators do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$9.73 - $20.20
(Median)
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$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $20.20  
   
Overtime
$7.60 - $28.44  
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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$20,660 - $49,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $33K. Assembly Operators see a median salary of $37K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Assembly Operators with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $35K.

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Experience Affects Assembly Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 18%
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