Electronics Assembler Salary

An average Electronics Assembler in the United States can expect to take home roughly $13.20 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Male Electronics Assemblers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. 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. Employees educated in Assembler are typically practiced in Soldering, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Assembler

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


For Electronics Assemblers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $26K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $31K. Electronics Assemblers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $33K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Electronics Assemblers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary 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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