Average Assembler Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Assembler is $13.89.
MEDIAN $13.89
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
$200 - $3,028
Profit Sharing
$250 - $4,943
$0 - $875
Total Pay
$21,504 - $44,005

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Job Description for Assembler

The top respondents for the job title Assembler are from the companies Eaton Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $20.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lockheed Martin Corp and Eaton Corporation, earning around $15.36 and $14.97, respectively. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pays the lowest at around $10.23. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. and Lowe's Companies, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.39 and $13.27, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Assembler. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Production Supervisor
Assembly Line Worker, Factory
Assembly Supervisor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Assembler

Skills in Blueprints, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Tools are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation and 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 $12.12 based on 224 salaries. An early career Assembler with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.18 based on 1,815 salaries. A mid-career Assembler with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.91 based on 671 salaries. An experienced Assembler with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.60 based on 473 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Assembler in their job title in Everett, Washington earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (15.7% more) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (12.0% more).

Years of Experience

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