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Electronics Assembler Salary

For Electronics Assemblers, hourly average wages total $13.27 per hour. For the most part, Electronics Assemblers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Electronics Assemblers making up 53 percent of survey respondents. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$9.84 - $19.85
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $19.85  
   
Overtime
$14.93 - $30.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,836 - $45,656  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Job Description for Electronics Assembler

  • 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. Fortunate workers who know Electronic Troubleshooting can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 24 percent above average. 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.


For Electronics Assemblers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $26K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $32K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $35K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $38K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Electronics Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Electronics Assembler Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 24%

National Average
$30,000

Assembler
up arrow 7%

Soldering
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 19%