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How Much Does an Assembly Technician Earn In The United States?

Assembly Technician Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$24,000
$28,000
$33,000
The average assembly technician makes about $28,998 per year. That's $13.94 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $24,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $33,000. Many of assembly technicians seem to be drawn to manufacturing and technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case assembly technicians tend to work at automotive, technology, and manufacturing companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that California, Hawaii and Oregon pay assembly technicians the highest salaries.
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Where Assembly Technicians Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where assembly technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Assembly Technicians Earn In Different Cities?

While an assembly technician can average a salary of $28,998 per year, or $13.94 per hour, there are many opportunities for assembly technicians to make more. For example, in Sunnyvale, CA you might make $38,687 per year. Other high-paying locations include Tualatin, OR, Hilo, HI and Redmond, WA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Sunnyvale, CA where the average starting salary is $25,000. The highest paying states for assembly technicians include California, Hawaii and Oregon. Meanwhile, Texas, New Mexico, and Virginia offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Sunnyvale, CA
$38,687
Avg. Salary
$24k
$48k
2. Tualatin, OR
$36,086
Avg. Salary
$24k
$48k
3. Hilo, HI
$35,441
Avg. Salary
$24k
$48k
4. Redmond, WA
$33,839
Avg. Salary
$24k
$48k
5. Elgin, IL
$33,513
Avg. Salary
$24k
$48k
6. Newark, DE
$31,979
Avg. Salary
$24k
$48k

High Paying Assembly Technician Jobs

Which Companies Pay Assembly Technicians The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as an assembly technician, being employed by a company such as AptarGroup or Indiana Mills & Manufacturing would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Kelly Services and Computer Task Group also report highly competitive salaries for assembly technicians.
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$34k
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$26k
$34k
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$26k
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$34k
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$34k

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Assembly Technician Salary History

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    Recently Added Assembly Technician Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Technical Assembler
    Technical Assembler
    Elgin, IL
    Elgin, IL
    03/31/2021
    03/31/2021
    $29,218
    $29,218
    03/31/2021
    Assembly Tech
    Assembly Tech
    Montgomery, AL
    Montgomery, AL
    03/31/2021
    03/31/2021
    $21,914
    $21,914
    03/31/2021
    Assembly Technician I
    Assembly Technician I
    Santa Clarita, CA
    Santa Clarita, CA
    03/31/2021
    03/31/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    03/31/2021
    Apprentice Junior Assembly Technician
    Apprentice Junior Assembly Technician
    Clinton, TN
    Clinton, TN
    03/30/2021
    03/30/2021
    $25,044
    $25,044
    03/30/2021
    Assembly Technician
    Assembly Technician
    South Venice, FL
    South Venice, FL
    03/30/2021
    03/30/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    03/30/2021
    NOW Assembler Technicians!
    NOW Assembler Technicians!
    Poway, CA
    Poway, CA
    03/30/2021
    03/30/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    03/30/2021
    Assembler Technician
    Assembler Technician
    Strongsville, OH
    Strongsville, OH
    03/30/2021
    03/30/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    03/30/2021
    Assembler Tech
    Assembler Tech
    Clarksville, TN
    Clarksville, TN
    03/30/2021
    03/30/2021
    $29,635
    $29,635
    03/30/2021
    Assembly Technician
    Assembly Technician
    Hazleton, PA
    Hazleton, PA
    03/30/2021
    03/30/2021
    $36,001
    $36,001
    03/30/2021
    The Reserves Network
    The Reserves Network
    Production Assembly Technician 1St. Shift
    Production Assembly Technician 1St. Shift
    Production Assembly Technician 1St. Shift
    Seville, OH
    Seville, OH
    03/29/2021
    03/29/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    03/29/2021