$13.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$989

Profit Sharing

$1,004

Commission

$0.00
The average wage for an Assembler is $13.28 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Tools, Team Leadership, and Electronic Troubleshooting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Read More
$20,591 - $51,921
$21K
$33K
$52K
MEDIAN: $32,735
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.86 - $19.25
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.51
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$51K
Salary $20,591 - $51,921
Bonus $197 - $3,210
Profit Sharing $353 - $5,068
Commission $0.00 - $740
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).
)
$20,908 - $43,672
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 139
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $9.86 - $19.25
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.20
Overtime $14.36 - $28.58
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $197 - $3,210
Commission $0.00 - $740
Profit Sharing $353 - $5,068
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).
)
$20,908 - $43,672
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,145

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.

Read More...

Assembler Tasks

  • 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.

Assembler Pay By Employer

$0$58K

$20,372

$26,998

$31,711

Medtronic, Inc.
12 profiles
$27,699

$31,638

$27,738

$31,938

John Deere
8 profiles
$38,285

Toys 'R' Us Inc
8 profiles
$18,338

$37,461

Common Career Paths for Assembler


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Assembler Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assembler

Pay by Experience Level for Assembler

Pay by Experience for an Assembler has a positive trend. An entry-level Assembler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 1,160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assembler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 420 salaries. An experienced Assembler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 303 salaries. An Assembler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 138 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,924

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Assembler Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assembler?

Assembler in San Francisco:
"Decent."
Pros: I liked most was preparing food in a quality manner..
Cons: What I liked least about the job was the supplys were not always available on demand...very stressful.

Assembler in Santa Fe Springs:
"Easy work."
Pros: It's steady, predictable and easy.
Cons: A lot of wear on my hands. Humid environment, pays less than minimum wage. Little to no raises.

Assembler in Skokie:
"Assembler."
Pros: I get to assemble car parts, plus they have great benefits!
Cons: The pay is not good enough, considering I have to assembler and inspect jobs every wk.

Assembler in Oxford:
"Teamwork makes the dream work."
Pros: My Co-Workers are amazing people. My Boss is great. I work overtime whenever I want. I can go help the Tomahawk group if I want, and I can assist the Press as well if I need more hours. I know a lot of what I do & I'm very comfortable.
Cons: We get laid off at times because of issues with machining. Which kills my checks. We often get off to early too because we hit our #.

Assembler in Munnsville:
"Assembler."
Pros: How constant the work is. I am occupied most of the time which makes the day go by faster. Enjoyed helping others.
Cons: I wouldn't say too much bad comes with the job.

Assembler in Kings Mountain:
"The people."
Pros: The people and the work conditions and the hours.
Cons: The pay.

Assembler in Woodland:
"Working hard."
Pros: Consistent work.
Cons: Nothing.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Assembler

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 515 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Assembler Salaries

▲24%

▲13%

▲7%

National Average
$30,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Assembler Salaries

Tools
▲37%

Team Leadership
▲21%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲13%

▲6%



National Average
$30,000

Assembler
▼1%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼6%

Soldering
▼8%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▼12%

Assembly
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 515 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 25%