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 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $52,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,470. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 154% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of assemblers and fabricators from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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 $43,520. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $18,670).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Educational Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
The average annual salary of assemblers and fabricators related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.
|Occupation||Median Annual Salary|
|Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers|| |
|Engine and Other Machine Assemblers|| |
|Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters|| |
|Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters|| |
|Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers|| |
|Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers|| |
|Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical Assemblers|| |
|Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers|| |
|Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators|| |
|Team Assemblers|| |
|Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators|| |
|Other Assemblers and Fabricators|| |