Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
1,006,980 0.9 % $14.38 $29,910 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.73 $10.29 $13.29 $17.28 $22.45
Annual Wage (2) $18,150 $21,410 $27,640 $35,950 $46,700


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 177,010 5.68 $11.25 $23,400
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 92,080 19.44 $15.47 $32,180
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 59,160 35.00 $22.45 $46,700
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 36,480 11.84 $14.31 $29,760
Plastics Product Manufacturing 31,050 6.06 $12.85 $26,720

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 59,160 35.00 $22.45 $46,700
Household Appliance Manufacturing 14,950 27.15 $16.43 $34,170
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 8,790 25.23 $13.38 $27,830
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing 26,250 20.76 $14.88 $30,940
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 6,260 20.01 $16.29 $33,880

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 2,810 0.45 $23.95 $49,830
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 59,160 35.00 $22.45 $46,700
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 310 0.34 $22.33 $46,450
Tobacco Manufacturing 520 3.80 $19.97 $41,530
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 300 0.28 $19.30 $40,150


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 78,930 5.52 0.71 $13.41 $27,890
Illinois 67,250 11.92 1.54 $14.40 $29,940
Michigan 66,230 16.90 2.19 $16.26 $33,810
Ohio 63,320 12.53 1.62 $15.07 $31,340
Indiana 60,140 21.39 2.77 $14.92 $31,020




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 39,430 21.95 2.84 $15.63 $32,510
Indiana 60,140 21.39 2.77 $14.92 $31,020
Kentucky 32,120 18.20 2.35 $16.15 $33,590
Mississippi 18,950 17.53 2.27 $13.95 $29,020
Michigan 66,230 16.90 2.19 $16.26 $33,810




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alabama 28,440 15.59 2.02 $16.58 $34,490
New Hampshire 2,880 4.70 0.61 $16.39 $34,090
Michigan 66,230 16.90 2.19 $16.26 $33,810
Kentucky 32,120 18.20 2.35 $16.15 $33,590
Connecticut 10,510 6.48 0.84 $15.75 $32,760





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 36,180 9.94 1.29 $13.54 $28,170
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 21,320 5.51 0.71 $12.77 $26,560
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 21,140 19.72 2.55 $15.85 $32,970
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 18,420 8.14 1.05 $13.90 $28,900
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 13,620 5.16 0.67 $12.75 $26,530
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 13,490 9.56 1.24 $13.29 $27,640
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 12,320 20.64 2.67 $19.49 $40,540
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 12,240 5.83 0.75 $11.06 $22,990
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 12,090 6.91 0.89 $14.92 $31,040
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 11,940 40.00 5.18 $13.63 $28,360