How much does an Assembler III make in the United States? The average Assembler III salary in the United States is $51,095 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $44,473 and $59,704. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Assembler III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Assembler III Salary $38,444 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Assembler III Salary $44,473 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Assembler III Salary $51,095 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Assembler III Salary $59,704 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Assembler III Salary $67,542 US April 24, 2024
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What skills does an Assembler III 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.

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Attention to Detail: Executing and completing a task with a high level of accuracy.

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Housekeeping: Housekeeping department is keeping the venue clean and sanitary as part of customer service. Cleaners vacuum rugs and furniture in hallways, rooms and public areas. They collect trash and empty wastebaskets, change the sheets and make the beds.

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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.

Attention to Detail 3%
Housekeeping 2.14%
Welding 1.59%
Others 93.27%

Job Description for Assembler III

Assembler III 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 III 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 III 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 III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be an Assembler III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Assembler III

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 III, the first career path typically progresses to Interior Aircraft Assembly Supervisor.

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

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

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Assembler III salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Assembler III, the highest Assembler III salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Assembler III salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Assembler III salary is in Miami, FL, where the Assembler III 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
-3.5%
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
-1.3%

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