$33,467
Avg. Salary
$13.64
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$992

Bonus

$1,009

Profit Sharing

$0.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assembler is $13.64 per hour.

The average pay for an Assembler is $33,467 per year.

$9.94
10%
$13.64
50%
$19.36
90%
MEDIAN $13.64
$21k
10%
$33k
50%
$52k
90%
MEDIAN $33,467
$21,006 - $51,652
$21K
$33K
$52K
MEDIAN: $33,467
10%
50%
90%

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$9.94 - $19.36
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$0$51K
Salary $21,006 - $51,652
Bonus $201 - $3,091
Profit Sharing $255 - $4,848
Commission $0.00
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).
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$21,080 - $43,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 143
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $9.94 - $19.36
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $14.40 - $28.62
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $201 - $3,091
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $255 - $4,848
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).
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$21,080 - $43,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,215

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.

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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.

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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

14%

-1%

-6%

-10%

National Average: $30,053

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

Assembler Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assembler?

Assembler in Akron:
"Underpaid for too much work."
Pros: I like to put together machines and actually watch them run.
Cons: Unrealistic time to get things out the door. Engineering is very bad at your job. I'm always fixing their mistakes. We put out so many machines to make millions of dollars for this company.

Assembler in Fort Wayne:
"It's ok."
Pros: It's ok it could be better? I mean that in a good way.
Cons: The respect from the team members and management.

Assembler in Kansas City:
"Wear and tear on body."
Stay in school don't settle for less.

Assembler in Norcross:
"The schedule."
Don't follow manufacturer instructions.

Assembler in Dayton:
"Put your personal life on hold."
Learn as much as you can and work as many hours as you can.

Assembler in Carpentersville:
Pros: Great coworkers and atmosphere to work in. The building is very clean & organized.
Cons: Very repetitive and puts a lot of stress on your hands. Also low pay considering you make high quality switches for aircrafts, Caterpillar, John Deere, & others.

Assembler in 46750:
"High Stress Factors Involved."
Never ever give up on the job, you have to be disciplined to do repetitive work each and every day. Do your best and good things do happen, such as additional overtime pay. Just stay with it.

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Key Stats for Assembler

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 572 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

▲23%

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
$30,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Assembler Salaries

Tools
▲36%

Team Leadership
▲21%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲12%

▲5%



National Average
$30,000

Assembler
▼1%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼6%

Soldering
▼9%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▼13%

Assembly
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 572 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: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 25%