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Electronics Assembler Salary

Median pay for Electronics Assemblers in the United States is around $13.14 per hour. Male Electronics Assemblers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. The majority of Electronics Assemblers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.89 - $19.10
MEDIAN: $13.00

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Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $19.10  
$15.08 - $29.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $1,522  
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).
$20,918 - $44,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182

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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.


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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Electronics Assemblers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting and solder are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Soldering and Assembler as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Assembler

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

Electronics Assemblers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $25K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $32K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Electronics Assemblers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $38K.

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Experience Affects Electronics Assembler Salaries

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Skills That Affect Electronics Assembler Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


45 %
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%