How much does an Assembler I make in the United States? The average Assembler I salary in the United States is $36,565 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $32,732 and $41,622. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Assembler I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Assembler I Salary $29,242 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Assembler I Salary $32,732 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Assembler I Salary $36,565 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Assembler I Salary $41,622 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Assembler I Salary $46,225 US April 24, 2024
25% $32,732 10% $29,242 90% $46,225 75% $41,622 $36,565 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does an Assembler I need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Commitment: An agreement or pledge to do something in the future a commitment to improve conditions at the prison especially : an engagement to assume a financial obligation at a future date.


Pneumatics: Pneumatics (pronounced new-MATT-ix) is an aspect of physics and engineering that is concerned with using the energy in compressed gas to make something move or work.


Welding: Welding is a fabrication or sculptural process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by using high heat to melt the parts together and allowing them to cool causing fusion. Welding is distinct from lower temperature metal-joining techniques such as brazing and soldering, which do not melt the base metal. In addition to melting the base metal, a filler material is typically added to the joint to form a pool of molten material (the weld pool) that cools to form a joint that, based on weld configuration (butt, full penetration, fillet, etc.), can be stronger than the base material (parent metal). Pressure may also be used in conjunction with heat, or by itself, to produce a weld. Welding also requires a form of shield to protect the filler metals or melted metals from being contaminated or oxidized. Many different energy sources can be used for welding, including a gas flame (chemical), an electric arc (electrical), a laser, an electron beam, friction, and ultrasound. While often an industrial process, welding may be performed in many different environments, including in open air, under water, and in outer space. Welding is a hazardous undertaking and precautions are required to avoid burns, electric shock, vision damage, inhalation of poisonous gases and fumes, and exposure to intense ultraviolet radiation.

Commitment 3.05%
Pneumatics 2.74%
Welding 1.79%
Others 92.42%

Job Description for Assembler I

Assembler I operates and maintains stations to assemble, align, and adjust fabricated parts, components, or units according to specifications and follows established manufacturing procedures. Uses hand tools, power tools, and other manufacturing assembly line equipment to assemble units. Being an Assembler I tests and calibrates parts and mechanisms to ensure all components meet tolerances, product specifications, and quality standards. May repair or refit parts or units that fail tests or tolerance levels. Additionally, Assembler I keeps daily assembly production records. Maintains a clean and organized work environment. Typically requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Assembler I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Career Path for Assembler I

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Assembler I, the first career path typically starts with a Structural Assembler position, and then Interior Aircraft Assembly Supervisor.

The second career path typically starts with an Assembler II position, and then progresses to Assembly Supervisor.

The third career path typically progresses to Electric Motor Assembler.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with an Electronics Assembler II position, and then progresses to Electronics Assembly Supervisor.

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Assembler I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Assembler I, the highest Assembler I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Assembler I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Assembler I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Assembler I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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