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Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricator Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous 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 [1].

Table 1. Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,020
25th Percentile Wage
$23,470
50th Percentile Wage
$29,840
75th Percentile Wage
$38,350
90th Percentile Wage
$50,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators is $50,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,020. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 150% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201629,8403.32%8.41%
201528,8502.77%-
201428,0501.14%-
201327,7301.44%-
201227,330--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators in 18 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 miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $43,070. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $19,590).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$43,070
Federal, State, and Local Government
$41,260
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$37,560
Construction
$34,460
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,100
Educational Services
$31,790
Manufacturing
$31,530
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,000
Mining
$30,230
Transportation and Warehousing
$29,270
Information
$29,260
Wholesale Trade
$28,520
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$28,480
Retail Trade
$26,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$25,640
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,960
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,280
Health Care and Social Assistance
$19,590


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