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Assembly Operator Salary

Earnings for Assembly Operators in the United States come in at around $13.89 per hour on average. Though the majority of Assembly Operators do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. More than half of Assembly Operators (63 percent) survey respondents are men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.68 - $19.10
(Median)
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$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.68 - $19.10  
   
Overtime
$7.34 - $28.98  
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 - $51,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $27K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $33K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Assembly Operators make a median salary of $35K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Assembly Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 17%
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