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Assembly Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$24,000
$20,000
$24,000
$29,000
The average assembly worker makes about $24,799 per year. That's $11.92 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $20,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $29,000. Many of assembly workers seem to be drawn to professional and manufacturing companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case assembly workers tend to work at automotive, manufacturing, and technology 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 Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts pay assembly workers the highest salaries.
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Map of Assembly Worker Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Assembly Worker Salary By Location

While an assembly worker can average a salary of $24,799 per year, or $11.92 per hour, there are many opportunities for assembly workers to make more. For example, in Haverhill, MA you might make $26,776 per year. Other high-paying locations include Manchester, NH, Manchester, CT and Shakopee, MN. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Haverhill, MA where the average starting salary is $17,000. The highest paying states for assembly workers include Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Florida, Louisiana, and Colorado offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Haverhill, MA
Haverhill, MA
$26,776
$27k
Manchester, NH
Manchester, NH
$26,555
$27k
Manchester, CT
Manchester, CT
$26,414
$26k
Shakopee, MN
Shakopee, MN
$25,836
$26k
Lafayette, IN
Lafayette, IN
$25,372
$25k
Manitowoc, WI
Manitowoc, WI
$25,241
$25k
Holland, MI
Holland, MI
$24,573
$25k
Elgin, IL
Elgin, IL
$24,456
$24k
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$24,440
$24k
Iowa City, IA
Iowa City, IA
$24,330
$24k

High Paying Assembly Worker Jobs

Average Assembly Worker Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an assembly worker, working for American Axle & Manufacturing or Timken Company might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Lockheed Martin and WestRock report highly competitive salaries for assembly workers.

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Assembly Worker Salary History

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    Average Assembly Worker Pay By Industry

    Assembly worker salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with automotive, manufacturing, and technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, an assembly worker can make a yearly salary of $26,489 while working for automotive companies. All the while, other assembly workers are making $24,594 at manufacturing companies and $24,389 at technology companies. One industry assembly workers may want to avoid is the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $23,106.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $26,489
    $26k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $24,594
    $25k
    Technology
    Technology
    $24,389
    $24k
    Retail
    Retail
    $24,010
    $24k
    Professional
    Professional
    $23,106
    $23k

    Recently Added Assembly Worker Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Assembly Worker
    Assembly Worker
    Fort Mill, SC
    Fort Mill, SC
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
    10/31/2020
    Kelly
    Kelly
    Assembly Worker-2Nd Shift
    Assembly Worker-2Nd Shift
    Assembly Worker-2Nd Shift
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Winston-Salem, NC
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/29/2020
    Assembly Worker
    Assembly Worker
    White Bear Lake, MN
    White Bear Lake, MN
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/29/2020
    General Assembly Worker
    General Assembly Worker
    Beatrice, NE
    Beatrice, NE
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $30,408
    $30,408
    10/29/2020
    Assembly Worker
    Assembly Worker
    Canonsburg, PA
    Canonsburg, PA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
    10/29/2020
    Operations Assembly Worker
    Operations Assembly Worker
    Joplin, MO
    Joplin, MO
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/28/2020
    La14-Motor Vehicle Assembly Worker
    La14-Motor Vehicle Assembly Worker
    Jacksonville, FL
    Jacksonville, FL
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/28/2020
    Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc.
    Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc.
    Assembly Worker
    Assembly Worker
    Assembly Worker
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Cedar Falls, IA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/28/2020
    Kelly
    Kelly
    La10-Assembly Worker
    La10-Assembly Worker
    La10-Assembly Worker
    Springville, UT
    Springville, UT
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $30,992
    $30,992
    10/28/2020
    Assembly Worker
    Assembly Worker
    Spokane, WA
    Spokane, WA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/28/2020