Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

51-2092 Team Assemblers

Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team. Assemblers who continuously perform the same task are classified elsewhere in 51-2000.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
952,300 0.9 % $14.30 $29,740 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.67 $10.25 $13.22 $17.14 $22.31
Annual Wage (2) $18,040 $21,330 $27,490 $35,650 $46,400


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Employment Services 152,040 5.15 $11.21 $23,310
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 79,350 18.10 $15.65 $32,550
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 48,160 31.41 $22.87 $47,570
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 32,410 10.60 $14.05 $29,230
Plastics Product Manufacturing 31,140 6.12 $12.75 $26,520

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Household Appliance Manufacturing 18,430 32.48 $15.75 $32,770
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 48,160 31.41 $22.87 $47,570
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 7,750 21.79 $13.01 $27,060
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 24,260 20.99 $15.17 $31,560
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing 26,590 20.79 $14.52 $30,190

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 3,310 0.53 $23.49 $48,860
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 48,160 31.41 $22.87 $47,570
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 590 0.67 $20.82 $43,310
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 420 0.39 $20.36 $42,340
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing 1,600 2.90 $18.87 $39,250


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 75,610 5.39 0.73 $13.44 $27,950
Illinois 64,160 11.51 1.55 $14.31 $29,770
Ohio 61,390 12.33 1.66 $14.83 $30,840
Indiana 55,290 20.05 2.70 $15.49 $32,230
Michigan 52,250 13.64 1.84 $17.05 $35,460




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Carolina 36,830 20.77 2.80 $14.94 $31,080
Indiana 55,290 20.05 2.70 $15.49 $32,230
Kentucky 30,270 17.47 2.35 $15.77 $32,800
Alabama 26,390 14.59 1.96 $16.69 $34,710
Mississippi 15,360 14.31 1.93 $13.82 $28,740




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Michigan 52,250 13.64 1.84 $17.05 $35,460
Alabama 26,390 14.59 1.96 $16.69 $34,710
New Hampshire 2,700 4.45 0.60 $16.22 $33,730
Kentucky 30,270 17.47 2.35 $15.77 $32,800
Indiana 55,290 20.05 2.70 $15.49 $32,230





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 34,920 9.75 1.31 $13.59 $28,260
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 23,200 6.07 0.82 $12.83 $26,690
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 17,920 8.04 1.08 $13.79 $28,670
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 14,300 5.60 0.75 $12.71 $26,440
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 13,720 13.23 1.78 $16.59 $34,510
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 12,060 8.70 1.17 $13.24 $27,530
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 11,870 6.99 0.94 $12.75 $26,510
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 11,430 5.59 0.75 $11.05 $22,980
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 10,550 18.01 2.43 $19.53 $40,610
St. Louis, MO-IL 10,210 8.04 1.08 $15.15 $31,510