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Average Assembler Hourly Pay

$14.44
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$912
Bonus
$625
Commission
$989
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Assembler is $14.44.
10%
$10.75
MEDIAN
$14.44
90%
$20.09
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Bonus
$203 - $3,016
Profit Sharing
$199 - $5,075
Commission
$0 - $1,028
Total Pay
$22,739 - $44,688
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What Do Assemblers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Assembler

3.6 out of 5
(642)
Highly Satisfied
41Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Assembler are from the companies Medtronic, Inc., Eaton Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $19.75. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin Corp, earning around $19.17 and $15.93, respectively. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pays the lowest at around $11.11. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. and Medtronic, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.76 and $14.91, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Assemblers?

Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Blueprints and Tools are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation and Assembler.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Assemblers?

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 $12.90 based on 206 salaries. An early career Assembler with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.89 based on 1,534 salaries. A mid-career Assembler with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.30 based on 566 salaries. An experienced Assembler with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.87 based on 375 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 16.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (13.9% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,921 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
52.5%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
8.2%