Electronics Assembler Salary

Earnings for Electronics Assemblers in the United States come in at around $13.14 per hour on average. 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 53 percent. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,148 - $51,825

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$9.86 - $19.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,148 - $51,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,524  
Total Pay (?
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$20,887 - $42,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $19.00  
   
Overtime
$14.32 - $29.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,524  
   
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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$20,887 - $42,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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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 report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting and solder are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Assembler and Soldering.

Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Assembler

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


For many Electronics Assemblers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $25K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $31K. Electronics Assemblers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $33K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $38K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Electronics Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Electronics Assembler Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 27%

solder
up arrow 6%

National Average
$29,000

Soldering
up arrow 13%

Assembler
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%
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