Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

51-2098 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

All other assemblers and fabricators not listed separately, including team assemblers who 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 decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team. Assemblers who continuously perform the same task may be 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)
1,354,150 1.0 % $16.48 $34,270 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.39 $12.17 $15.16 $19.26 $25.10
Annual Wage (2) $21,610 $25,320 $31,540 $40,060 $52,200


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 227,320 6.21 $13.79 $28,680
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 140,580 60.22 $22.95 $47,730
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 132,040 22.00 $16.52 $34,350
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 104,890 14.42 $17.08 $35,520
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 53,570 33.11 $18.96 $39,440

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 140,580 60.22 $22.95 $47,730
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 12,490 34.10 $14.60 $30,360
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 53,570 33.11 $18.96 $39,440
Household Appliance Manufacturing 17,100 27.31 $16.87 $35,090
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 8,790 26.66 $17.43 $36,250

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 360 0.17 $23.80 $49,500
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 140,580 60.22 $22.95 $47,730
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 300 0.01 $22.42 $46,630
Tobacco Manufacturing 50 0.48 $21.66 $45,050
Residential Building Construction 140 0.02 $20.99 $43,660


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 112,530 6.62 0.71 $16.60 $34,530
Michigan 111,560 25.84 2.76 $17.98 $37,400
Indiana 94,910 31.14 3.33 $18.14 $37,740
Ohio 74,420 13.74 1.47 $16.96 $35,290
Texas 73,260 6.05 0.65 $15.36 $31,950




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)
Kentucky 61,480 32.53 3.48 $18.61 $38,720
Indiana 94,910 31.14 3.33 $18.14 $37,740
Michigan 111,560 25.84 2.76 $17.98 $37,400
South Carolina 46,990 22.79 2.44 $17.33 $36,040
Alabama 37,700 19.39 2.07 $16.50 $34,320




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 200 0.63 0.07 $19.41 $40,370
Kentucky 61,480 32.53 3.48 $18.61 $38,720
Washington 16,440 5.04 0.54 $18.23 $37,920
Indiana 94,910 31.14 3.33 $18.14 $37,740
Michigan 111,560 25.84 2.76 $17.98 $37,400





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)
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 52,440 26.59 2.84 $20.24 $42,100
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 48,710 10.49 1.12 $15.54 $32,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 41,050 6.71 0.72 $15.85 $32,960
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 27,070 7.59 0.81 $16.01 $33,300
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 24,570 9.16 0.98 $14.68 $30,540
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 24,360 2.56 0.27 $15.43 $32,090
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 22,830 164.81 17.62 $21.84 $45,430
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 20,840 31.96 3.42 $17.99 $37,410
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 20,490 8.47 0.91 $19.35 $40,250
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 20,430 10.44 1.12 $16.51 $34,350