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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,830
25th Percentile Wage
$24,380
50th Percentile Wage
$30,720
75th Percentile Wage
$39,150
90th Percentile Wage
$50,730

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 $50,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,830. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 143% 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 miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$30,720
2.86% 11.04%
2016
$29,840
3.32% -
2015
$28,850
2.77% -
2014
$28,050
1.14% -
2013
$27,730
1.44% -
2012
$27,330
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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 $21,320).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$43,070
Federal, State, and Local Government
$39,230
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$38,850
Construction
$34,720
Mining
$33,250
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$32,970
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,760
Manufacturing
$32,390
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,830
Educational Services
$29,520
Wholesale Trade
$29,350
Transportation and Warehousing
$29,180
Information
$28,370
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$27,240
Retail Trade
$26,810
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$24,670
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,280
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,320



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