Electronics Assembler Salary

Median pay for Electronics Assemblers in the United States is around $13.04 per hour. For the most part, Electronics Assemblers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Men working as Electronics Assemblers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.87 - $18.61
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Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $18.61  
   
Overtime
$14.32 - $29.85  
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$0.00 - $1,522  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,912 - $43,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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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 note just a narrow range 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 Soldering and Assembler.

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. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $25K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $31K. Electronics Assemblers bring in $33K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $37K.

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Experience Affects Electronics Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Electronics Assembler Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 27%

solder
up arrow 6%

National Average
$29,000

Assembler
up arrow 13%

Soldering
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 19%
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