Assembly Operator Salary

An average Assembly Operator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $14.00 per hour. Male Assembly Operators are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 60 percent of professionals. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance.

$9.73 - $20.20
(Median)
$9
$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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$0$20K$40K$60K
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: 2 Jul 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.


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 $33K. Assembly Operators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $37K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Assembly Operators report making only $35K on average.

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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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