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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

51-2028 Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

This occupation includes 2018 and 2010 SOC occupations 51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers and 51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers.


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)
285,190 1.6 % $17.75 $36,930 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.55 $13.56 $16.74 $20.83 $25.70
Annual Wage (2) $24,030 $28,200 $34,810 $43,320 $53,450


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)
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 47,340 11.63 $18.61 $38,710
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 46,040 12.70 $16.54 $34,410
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 28,020 19.04 $16.84 $35,020
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 27,140 19.18 $17.62 $36,640
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 18,720 2.49 $18.58 $38,640

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 27,140 19.18 $17.62 $36,640
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 28,020 19.04 $16.84 $35,020
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 3,420 17.60 $17.09 $35,540
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing 6,930 15.15 $16.80 $34,950
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 46,040 12.70 $16.54 $34,410

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 680 0.29 $25.61 $53,270
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 6,190 1.19 $23.30 $48,470
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 600 0.20 $23.25 $48,370
Specialized Design Services 70 0.05 $23.24 $48,330
Scientific Research and Development Services 830 0.12 $21.75 $45,230


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 41,520 2.39 1.23 $19.23 $40,000
Texas 22,840 1.84 0.95 $18.04 $37,520
New York 13,300 1.40 0.72 $17.28 $35,950
Illinois 13,040 2.16 1.11 $16.36 $34,030
Michigan 12,520 2.88 1.48 $16.60 $34,520




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)
New Hampshire 3,430 5.19 2.67 $18.47 $38,410
Nevada 5,790 4.16 2.14 $16.24 $33,790
Wisconsin 10,830 3.77 1.94 $17.83 $37,090
South Dakota 1,600 3.77 1.94 $13.84 $28,790
Missouri 8,130 2.88 1.48 $16.44 $34,190




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Maryland 2,960 1.10 0.56 $23.20 $48,260
Washington 5,670 1.71 0.88 $21.44 $44,590
Louisiana 100 0.05 0.03 $21.18 $44,060
Massachusetts 10,330 2.85 1.47 $20.38 $42,390
Iowa 4,430 2.86 1.47 $19.49 $40,550





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 14,180 2.27 1.17 $17.17 $35,710
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10,910 2.98 1.54 $18.46 $38,400
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 9,680 3.46 1.78 $20.53 $42,700
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,620 0.89 0.46 $18.20 $37,860
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8,220 7.20 3.71 $22.31 $46,410
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,560 1.62 0.83 $16.56 $34,440
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,390 3.24 1.67 $18.67 $38,840
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 5,850 3.91 2.01 $19.06 $39,650
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,370 2.17 1.12 $21.06 $43,800
Reno, NV 5,110 21.02 10.82 $16.40 $34,110




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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Reno, NV 5,110 21.02 10.82 $16.40 $34,110
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 880 12.32 6.35 $17.33 $36,050
Logan, UT-ID 560 9.68 4.99 $14.14 $29,420
Racine, WI 690 9.01 4.64 $15.26 $31,730
Boulder, CO 1,470 7.92 4.08 $18.55 $38,590
Joplin, MO 630 7.79 4.01 $16.21 $33,710
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8,220 7.20 3.71 $22.31 $46,410
Binghamton, NY 710 7.06 3.64 $14.13 $29,390
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1,440 6.41 3.30 $15.79 $32,850
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1,910 6.04 3.11 $18.03 $37,500