The average hourly pay for an Assembler is $13.89.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries 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.
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Popular Skills for Assembler
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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