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.

$20,426 - $48,936
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MEDIAN: $32,840
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$10.01 - $18.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,426 - $48,936  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $1,550  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$21,570 - $42,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $18.73  
   
Overtime
$13.23 - $29.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$193.92 - $1,550  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$21,570 - $42,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 276

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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

  • Perform cable and harness assembly, soldering, wiring, and hardware installation.
  • Follow established procedures and regulations.
  • Review work, troubleshoot issues, and conduct performance tests.

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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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Key Stats for Electronics Assembler

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Electronics Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Electronics Assembler Salaries

solder
▲4%

▲3%

Machine Operation
▲2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲2%

National Average
$30,000

▼1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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