Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Fabricator Assemblers earn an average of $14.80 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by approximately half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,000 - $46,220
(Median)
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$42K
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MEDIAN: $41,985
50%

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$10.66 - $20.04
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$41,985  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$23,205 - $48,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $20.04  
   
Overtime
$15.86 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$23,205 - $48,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Fabricator Assembler

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

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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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $31K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $32K. Fabricator Assemblers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $36K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Fabricator Assemblers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $39K.

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Experience Affects Fabricator Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Fabricator Assembler Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 9%

Manufacturing Fabrication
0%

National Average
$32,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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