Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
1,112,780 1.1 % $15.65 $32,550 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.71 $11.40 $14.45 $18.53 $24.51
Annual Wage (2) $20,200 $23,710 $30,060 $38,550 $50,980


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 165,120 4.56 $12.43 $25,860
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 125,450 21.63 $15.71 $32,670
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 115,330 55.71 $22.50 $46,800
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 44,850 29.74 $17.47 $36,340
Plastics Product Manufacturing 44,690 7.92 $13.32 $27,710

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 115,330 55.71 $22.50 $46,800
Household Appliance Manufacturing 20,010 32.23 $17.23 $35,850
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 44,850 29.74 $17.47 $36,340
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 8,540 25.67 $17.14 $35,640
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 8,850 24.44 $14.06 $29,250

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Air Transportation 220 0.11 $22.84 $47,510
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 115,330 55.71 $22.50 $46,800
Residential Building Construction (8) (8) $18.96 $39,450
Scientific Research and Development Services 900 0.13 $18.51 $38,490
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing 1,420 10.88 $18.50 $38,470


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 105,140 24.96 3.15 $17.00 $35,360
California 83,860 5.25 0.66 $14.87 $30,920
Indiana 82,450 27.56 3.48 $16.66 $34,660
Tennessee 62,800 21.71 2.74 $15.38 $31,980
Georgia 48,540 11.52 1.45 $14.11 $29,340




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 82,450 27.56 3.48 $16.66 $34,660
Kentucky 46,840 25.05 3.16 $18.75 $39,010
Michigan 105,140 24.96 3.15 $17.00 $35,360
South Carolina 44,460 22.45 2.83 $15.87 $33,000
Tennessee 62,800 21.71 2.74 $15.38 $31,980




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kentucky 46,840 25.05 3.16 $18.75 $39,010
Ohio 41,740 7.82 0.99 $17.38 $36,150
Wyoming 290 1.05 0.13 $17.36 $36,110
Michigan 105,140 24.96 3.15 $17.00 $35,360
Kansas 14,110 10.27 1.30 $16.89 $35,120





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)
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 24,420 9.56 1.21 $13.37 $27,800
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 22,640 18.77 2.37 $16.86 $35,070
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 21,770 5.98 0.76 $14.42 $29,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 21,500 5.09 0.64 $13.67 $28,440
Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division 21,470 29.87 3.77 $21.15 $43,990
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 20,850 22.85 2.88 $17.02 $35,400
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 17,210 31.15 3.93 $14.28 $29,710
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 16,980 42.87 5.41 $14.63 $30,430
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 16,750 132.14 16.67 $20.22 $42,050
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 16,010 24.86 3.14 $19.60 $40,770