Assembly Operator Salary

Earnings for Assembly Operators in the United States come in at around $13.67 per hour on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Assembly Operators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Assembly Operators who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (68 percent) are men.

$9.84 - $20.67
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MEDIAN: $13.67
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $20.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$15.01 - $31.75  
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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$20,328 - $46,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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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

Pay by Experience for an Assembly Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Assembly Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assembly Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Assembly Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 26 salaries. An Assembly Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assembly Operator

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Assembly Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%