Electronics Assembler Salary
For Electronics Assemblers, hourly average wages total $14.09 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Electronics Assemblers. Men working as Electronics Assemblers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$20,426 - $48,936|
|Bonus||$193.92 - $1,550|
|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).)
|$21,570 - $42,919|
|Hourly Rate||$10.01 - $18.73|
|Overtime||$13.23 - $29.17|
|Bonus||$193.92 - $1,550|
|Total Pay (||$21,570 - $42,919|
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.Read More...
This position will involve a variety of responsibilities and duties, which can vary depending on the organization. Some typical responsibilities can include routing wires, cutting and soldering wires, tool handling, assembling electronic systems, assembling support structures, installing various components, reading and interpreting schematic drawings and diagrams, explaining various assembly procedures, positioning and aligning electrical parts, cleaning parts and equipment, adjusting and repairing electronic component parts, ensuring conformance to electronic specifications, meeting with engineers and supervisors to resolve issues, fabricating parts and structures according to schematics, inspecting and testing wiring assemblies, inspecting circuits for resistance factors, recording results of tests, completing and maintaining production reports, tracking and identifying components, distributing materials and supplies, measuring and adjusting voltages to operational accuracy, and instructing customers regarding the maintenance of various products. This position requires a person who is highly attentive to detail and has expert hand-eye coordination. This person should be able to learn quickly and efficiently.
Electronics Assembler Tasks
- Perform cable and harness assembly, soldering, wiring, and hardware installation.
- Follow established procedures and regulations.
- Review work, troubleshoot issues, and conduct performance tests.
Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Assembler
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Electronics Assemblers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $32K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. 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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