The average hourly pay for an Assembler in Canada is C$16.70.
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C$204 - C$5,872
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C$26,936 - C$50,948
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Job Description for Assembler
Assemblers are responsible for completing assembly tasks according to specific company instructions, including following plans and drawings for step-by-step assembly instructions and collecting and installing parts to create new products. Assemblers must be organized and pay close attention to detail to avoid assembly errors that could delay production goals and should also keep their work area clean of all unnecessary items to prevent cluttering. They use protective gear such as goggles, boots…Read more
- Construct or assemble an entire product or component of a product.
- Position, align, fasten and install piping, fixtures, or wiring and electrical components to form assemblies or subassemblies, using hand tools, rivet guns, and welding equipment.
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Popular Skills for Assembler
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Skills in Machine Operation, Blueprints, Tools and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Assembler.
Pay by Experience Level for Assembler
An entry-level Assembler with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.76 based on 81 salaries. An early career Assembler with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$15.77 based on 170 salaries. A mid-career Assembler with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.40 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Assembler with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.57 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$20.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Assembler in their job title in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan earn an average of 8.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (7.9% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (6.1% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (4.2% less).
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