Electronics Assembler Salary

The average Electronics Assembler in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $13.04 per hour. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Electronics Assemblers making up 53 percent of survey respondents. For the most part, Electronics Assemblers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.84 - $18.57
(Median)
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$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $18.57  
   
Overtime
$14.36 - $29.83  
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$0.00 - $1,522  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,850 - $43,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Job Description for Electronics Assembler

An electronics assembler is a position which can be found in any organization or facility that assembles or modifies electronic equipment (for example: motors, batteries, computers, machinery, etc). A person in this position can also be responsible for connecting devices to electronic components to make them work. This person will often work in an indoor environment with a team of other electronic assemblers. A high school diploma is required in order to be an electronics assembler. While many organizations will provide training for this position, some do require the completion of a certificate program. Training will involve the basics of electricity and various tools and equipment, as well as workshop experience.

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Electronics Assembler Tasks

  • Review work, troubleshoot issues, and conduct performance tests.
  • Follow established procedures and regulations.
  • Perform cable and harness assembly, soldering, wiring, and hardware installation.

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Typical Electronics Assemblers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting and solder are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Soldering and Assembler.

Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Assembler

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Electronics Assemblers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $25K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $31K. Electronics Assemblers bring in $33K after working for 10 to 20 years. As Electronics Assemblers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $37K.

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Experience Affects Electronics Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Electronics Assembler Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 28%

solder
up arrow 6%

National Average
$29,000

Assembler
up arrow 18%

Soldering
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%
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