Assembly Operators in the United States take home an average $13.64 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Assembly Operators are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$9.69 - $20.37
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $20.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.90 - $30.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$750  
   
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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$20,267 - $45,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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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 $37K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Assembly Operators make a median salary of $35K. For some reason, Assembly Operators with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $33K.

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Experience Affects Assembly Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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