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Assemblers and Fabricators Salary Information

The salary statistics of assemblers and fabricators are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of assemblers and fabricators in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of assemblers and fabricators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The assemblers and fabricators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Assemblers and Fabricators Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,270
25th Percentile Wage
$25,150
50th Percentile Wage
$31,850
75th Percentile Wage
$40,720
90th Percentile Wage
$53,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for assemblers and fabricators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) assemblers and fabricators is $53,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,270. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 149% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of assemblers and fabricators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,850
2.89% 10.27%
2016
$30,930
2.75% -
2015
$30,080
2.66% -
2014
$29,280
1.09% -
2013
$28,960
1.31% -
2012
$28,580
- -

Table 2. Assemblers and Fabricators Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of assemblers and fabricators in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for assemblers and fabricators occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $44,970. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $18,670).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$44,970
Educational Services
$42,980
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$38,970
Mining
$37,690
Construction
$37,470
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,230
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$34,610
Manufacturing
$33,380
Federal, State, and Local Government
$31,050
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,990
Transportation and Warehousing
$30,510
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,290
Wholesale Trade
$29,940
Information
$29,590
Retail Trade
$26,840
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$24,970
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,290
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,310
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$18,670

Table 3. Salaries of Assemblers and Fabricators Related Occupations




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