Assembly Operator Salary

Assembly Operators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $14.07 per hour. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-half. The majority of Assembly Operators (65 percent) survey respondents are male. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.75 - $20.25

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $20.25  
   
Overtime
$7.60 - $28.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,689 - $49,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $27K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Assembly Operators make a median salary of $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 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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