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

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 $36K. Assembly Operators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $36K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $33K by contrast.

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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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Years in Fields/Career:
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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%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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