Men represent the vast majority of Fabricator Assemblers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $14.91 per hour nationwide. For the most part, Fabricator Assemblers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by just under one-half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,000 - $50,000
$44K
MEDIAN: $43,997
50%

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$10.78 - $20.11
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.91
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$43,997  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
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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$23,537 - $49,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $20.11  
   
Overtime
$15.86 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
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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$23,537 - $49,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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Job Description for Fabricator Assembler

  • Perform day to day fabrications and assembly operations.
  • Perform visual inspections and ensure the product matches any specifications.
  • Perform painting and masking as required.
  • Operate and perform cutting, drilling, tool assembly, power tools, and more.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fabricator Assembler

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


For Fabricator Assemblers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $31K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $32K. On average, Fabricator Assemblers make $36K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Fabricator Assembler generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $40K.

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Key Stats for Fabricator Assembler

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
046
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Fabricator Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$33,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Fabricator Assembler Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 9%

Manufacturing Fabrication
0%

National Average
$33,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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