Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

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)
928,170 0.9 % $14.05 $29,220 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.62 $10.21 $13.07 $16.77 $21.45
Annual Wage (2) $17,930 $21,250 $27,180 $34,880 $44,620


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 131,890 4.95 $11.33 $23,560
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 69,920 16.99 $14.87 $30,920
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 40,170 25.96 $22.54 $46,880
Plastics Product Manufacturing 31,430 6.27 $12.56 $26,120
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 29,340 9.64 $13.87 $28,840

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Household Appliance Manufacturing 18,950 33.01 $15.49 $32,210
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 40,170 25.96 $22.54 $46,880
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 25,900 24.57 $15.34 $31,920
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 7,370 20.56 $12.70 $26,420
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing 24,490 19.45 $14.04 $29,210

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 40,170 25.96 $22.54 $46,880
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing 1,720 3.26 $19.81 $41,200
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 670 0.60 $19.73 $41,040
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 740 0.88 $18.96 $39,440
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing 720 5.74 $18.01 $37,450


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 72,120 5.15 0.71 $13.42 $27,920
Illinois 58,160 10.52 1.44 $14.36 $29,870
Ohio 55,270 11.23 1.54 $14.87 $30,930
Indiana 54,680 20.07 2.75 $15.02 $31,250
Texas 48,600 4.82 0.66 $12.03 $25,020




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)
Indiana 54,680 20.07 2.75 $15.02 $31,250
South Carolina 34,410 19.70 2.70 $15.04 $31,280
Kentucky 29,020 16.91 2.32 $14.33 $29,800
Alabama 26,720 14.79 2.03 $17.37 $36,120
Tennessee 37,280 14.51 1.99 $14.86 $30,910




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alabama 26,720 14.79 2.03 $17.37 $36,120
Michigan 41,860 11.15 1.53 $15.91 $33,100
Wyoming 160 0.58 0.08 $15.85 $32,970
Washington 9,580 3.56 0.49 $15.22 $31,650
South Carolina 34,410 19.70 2.70 $15.04 $31,280

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-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 31,960 9.02 1.24 $13.69 $28,480
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 19,890 5.21 0.71 $13.18 $27,410
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 17,390 7.90 1.08 $12.46 $25,920
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 16,080 6.44 0.88 $12.48 $25,970
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 13,450 7.99 1.09 $12.06 $25,090
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 12,620 9.19 1.26 $13.21 $27,470
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 12,280 7.32 1.00 $14.67 $30,520
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 10,450 10.26 1.41 $15.88 $33,030
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 10,320 5.15 0.71 $11.71 $24,350
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 9,050 5.01 0.69 $15.49 $32,230




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)
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 8,540 85.92 11.77 $14.94 $31,080
Lafayette, IN 4,010 50.43 6.91 (8) (8)
Spartanburg, SC 5,620 50.30 6.89 $22.12 $46,010
Tuscaloosa, AL 3,560 40.04 5.48 $25.86 $53,780
Elizabethtown, KY 1,650 38.15 5.22 $15.75 $32,750
Columbus, IN 1,480 37.11 5.08 $14.82 $30,820
Bloomington, IN 2,550 35.16 4.82 $13.49 $28,050
Morristown, TN 1,380 32.19 4.41 $15.85 $32,970
Racine, WI 2,240 31.68 4.34 $13.45 $27,970
Rocky Mount, NC 1,710 30.81 4.22 $12.99 $27,020




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tuscaloosa, AL 3,560 40.04 5.48 $25.86 $53,780
Casper, WY 50 1.27 0.17 $22.89 $47,620
Spartanburg, SC 5,620 50.30 6.89 $22.12 $46,010
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 7,350 10.99 1.50 $21.60 $44,920
Decatur, IL 1,540 30.17 4.13 $21.48 $44,670
Springfield, OH 910 19.45 2.66 $20.64 $42,930
Montgomery, AL 3,970 25.15 3.44 $19.56 $40,690
Sandusky, OH 780 22.85 3.13 $19.23 $40,000
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 8,360 11.88 1.63 $18.92 $39,360
Bloomington-Normal, IL 1,060 12.33