Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
1,058,100 0.9 % $14.71 $30,590 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.79 $10.43 $13.54 $17.62 $23.44
Annual Wage (2) $18,290 $21,700 $28,170 $36,640 $48,760


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 172,390 5.26 $11.34 $23,590
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 103,920 20.61 $15.56 $32,370
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 85,260 47.90 $23.22 $48,300
Plastics Product Manufacturing 34,050 6.48 $12.91 $26,850
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 33,660 11.03 $14.12 $29,370

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 85,260 47.90 $23.22 $48,300
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 33,600 25.39 $14.57 $30,310
Household Appliance Manufacturing 13,770 24.54 $16.80 $34,950
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 8,080 24.01 $13.15 $27,350
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing 26,370 20.80 $14.86 $30,900

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 3,140 0.50 $26.62 $55,380
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 85,260 47.90 $23.22 $48,300
Support Activities for Air Transportation 190 0.11 $19.23 $39,990
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 690 0.65 $18.84 $39,180
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing 1,200 9.78 $18.60 $38,680


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)
Michigan 87,700 21.93 2.75 $17.27 $35,930
California 78,410 5.33 0.67 $13.27 $27,600
Ohio 64,960 12.67 1.59 $15.86 $32,980
Indiana 64,830 22.71 2.85 $14.94 $31,080
Illinois 62,250 10.91 1.37 $14.54 $30,250




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)
Indiana 64,830 22.71 2.85 $14.94 $31,080
South Carolina 40,420 22.13 2.77 $15.06 $31,330
Michigan 87,700 21.93 2.75 $17.27 $35,930
Kentucky 35,410 19.86 2.49 $17.70 $36,810
Tennessee 47,540 17.61 2.21 $15.34 $31,910




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kentucky 35,410 19.86 2.49 $17.70 $36,810
Michigan 87,700 21.93 2.75 $17.27 $35,930
Kansas 15,040 11.25 1.41 $17.13 $35,630
New Hampshire 3,650 5.89 0.74 $16.29 $33,880
Alaska 140 0.44 0.06 $16.25 $33,790





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 34,870 9.42 1.18 $13.59 $28,280
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 25,530 22.96 2.88 $15.92 $33,120
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 22,120 5.56 0.70 $12.40 $25,790
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 20,440 29.19 3.66 $21.89 $45,540
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 19,100 8.27 1.04 $13.48 $28,030
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 14,420 5.23 0.66 $13.25 $27,570
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 14,380 23.60 2.96 $20.32 $42,270
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 13,670 17.28 2.17 $18.27 $38,000
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 13,020 7.27 0.91 $14.54 $30,250
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 12,930 8.90 1.12 $13.36 $27,780