Electronics Assembler Salary

The average Electronics Assembler in the United States earns approximately $13.20 per hour. Most Electronics Assemblers report high levels of job satisfaction. While about a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Electronics Assemblers making up 54 percent of survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$22,669 - $51,182
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$23K
$31K
$51K
MEDIAN: $30,516
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$9.99 - $18.52
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,669 - $51,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,524  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$21,208 - $42,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $18.52  
   
Overtime
$14.17 - $29.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,524  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$21,208 - $42,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
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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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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 27 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Experience with Assembler is often linked with knowledge of Soldering.

Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Assembler

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


Electronics Assemblers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $26K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $31K. For Electronics Assemblers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $33K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $38K.

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Experience Affects Electronics Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Electronics Assembler Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 27%

solder
up arrow 8%

National Average
$29,000

Assembler
up arrow 2%

Soldering
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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