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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a kit assembler. For example, did you know that they make an average of $12.51 an hour? That's $26,027 a year!

What Does a Kit Assembler Do

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a kit assembler, we found that a lot of resumes listed 19.9% of kit assemblers included medical kits, while 15.2% of resumes included logistics, and 13.3% of resumes included hand tools. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the kit assembler job title. But what industry to start with? Most kit assemblers actually find jobs in the manufacturing and professional industries.

How To Become a Kit Assembler

If you're interested in becoming a kit assembler, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 14.6% of kit assemblers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 1.0% of kit assemblers have master's degrees. Even though some kit assemblers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a kit assembler. When we researched the most common majors for a kit assembler, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on kit assembler resumes include bachelor's degree degrees or diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a kit assembler. In fact, many kit assembler jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many kit assemblers also have previous career experience in roles such as sales associate or machine operator.

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Average Salary
$26,027
Average Salary
Job Openings
7,974
Job Openings

Kit Assembler Career Paths

Top Careers Before Kit Assembler

Cashier
16.7 %

Top Careers After Kit Assembler

Cashier
11.5 %

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Average Salary for a Kit Assembler

Kit Assemblers in America make an average salary of $26,027 per year or $13 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $33,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $20,000 per year.
Average Salary
$26,027

Best Paying Cities

City
ascdesc
Average Salarydesc
Gurnee, IL
Salary Range24k - 34k$29k$28,976
Ames, IA
Salary Range23k - 33k$28k$28,253
Stoughton, MA
Salary Range22k - 34k$28k$27,644
Overland Park, KS
Salary Range22k - 32k$27k$27,355
Indianapolis, IN
Salary Range20k - 30k$25k$25,163
Grand Prairie, TX
Salary Range19k - 30k$25k$24,506
$19k
$34k

Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyascdescCompanyascdescStart DateascdescSalaryascdesc
Medical Kit Assembler
Medical Kit Assembler
Kelly
Kelly
03/31/2021
03/31/2021
$17,74003/31/2021
$17,740
Kit Assembler-1St.
Kit Assembler-1St.
Workbox Staffing
Workbox Staffing
03/23/2021
03/23/2021
$26,60903/23/2021
$26,609
Kit Assembly
Kit Assembly
Kelly Services
Kelly Services
03/10/2021
03/10/2021
$33,39203/10/2021
$33,392
Medical Kit Assembler
Medical Kit Assembler
Peopleready
Peopleready
03/05/2021
03/05/2021
$31,30503/05/2021
$31,305
Medical Kit Assembler
Medical Kit Assembler
Peopleready
Peopleready
01/29/2021
01/29/2021
$28,17501/29/2021
$28,175
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Kit Assembler Demographics

Gender

female

52.5 %

male

44.0 %

unknown

3.4 %

Ethnicity

White

61.3 %

Hispanic or Latino

16.7 %

Black or African American

12.7 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

80.0 %

Arabic

10.0 %

French

10.0 %
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Kit Assembler Education

Degrees

Certificate

28.5 %

High School Diploma

27.3 %

Associate

20.5 %
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Best States For a Kit Assembler

Some places are better than others when it comes to starting a career as a kit assembler. The best states for people in this position are Oregon, California, Washington, and New York. Kit assemblers make the most in Oregon with an average salary of $31,830. Whereas in California and Washington, they would average $31,519 and $29,772, respectively. While kit assemblers would only make an average of $29,672 in New York, you would still make more there than in the rest of the country. We determined these as the best states based on job availability and pay. By finding the median salary, cost of living, and using the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Location Quotient, we narrowed down our list of states to these four.

1. Oregon

Total Kit Assembler Jobs:
145
Highest 10% Earn:
$46,000
Location Quotient:
1.8
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here

2. Minnesota

Total Kit Assembler Jobs:
393
Highest 10% Earn:
$39,000
Location Quotient:
3.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here

3. Iowa

Total Kit Assembler Jobs:
156
Highest 10% Earn:
$38,000
Location Quotient:
2.21
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
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Top Kit Assembler Employers

1. Teleflex
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$25,657
Kit Assemblers Hired: 
15+
2. Aerotek
4.0
Avg. Salary: 
$27,877
Kit Assemblers Hired: 
14+
3. Cardinal Health
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$27,461
Kit Assemblers Hired: 
11+
4. TRC Companies
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$25,740
Kit Assemblers Hired: 
10+
5. Kelly Services
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$27,529
Kit Assemblers Hired: 
8+
6. Randstad USA
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$27,621
Kit Assemblers Hired: 
8+
Updated October 2, 2020