Fabricator Assembler Salary

A sizeable majority of Fabricator Assemblers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $15.00 per hour. For the most part, Fabricator Assemblers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and just under a half get dental coverage, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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

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$10.64 - $20.16
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$43,997  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$23,513 - $49,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $20.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$15.52 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$23,513 - $49,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $31K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $33K. On average, Fabricator Assemblers make $37K following one to two decades on the job. Fabricator Assemblers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $39K on average.

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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.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Fabricator Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Fabricator Assembler Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲7%

National Average
$33,000

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼2%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼5%

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
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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