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Electronics Assembler Salary

Median pay for Electronics Assemblers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.21 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Male Electronics Assemblers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. Most Electronics Assemblers report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$9.86 - $19.23
(Median)
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$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $19.23  
   
Overtime
$15.08 - $29.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,518  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,875 - $44,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175

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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Electronics Assemblers who took the survey. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting and solder are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Soldering and Assembler, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Assembler

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $25K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $32K. For Electronics Assemblers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $34K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Electronics Assembler generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $38K.

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Experience Affects Electronics Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Electronics Assembler Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 26%

solder
up arrow 5%

National Average
$30,000

Assembler
up arrow 10%

Soldering
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 19%