Electronics Assembler Salary
Electronics Assemblers in the United States pull down an average of $14.04 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While close to one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Most Electronics Assemblers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Electronics Assemblers making up 55 percent of survey respondents. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$20,608 - $48,479|
|Bonus||$193.92 - $1,546|
|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).)
|$21,760 - $42,578|
|Hourly Rate||$10.09 - $18.90|
|Overtime||$13.20 - $29.11|
|Bonus||$193.92 - $1,546|
|Total Pay (||$21,760 - $42,578|
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
Pay by Experience for an Electronics Assembler has a positive trend. An entry-level Electronics Assembler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 139 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electronics Assembler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Electronics Assembler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 86 salaries. An Electronics Assembler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 45 salaries.
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