Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.


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)
207,330 1.7 % $15.42 $32,070 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.38 $11.29 $14.38 $18.29 $22.99
Annual Wage (2) $19,510 $23,470 $29,910 $38,040 $47,820


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)
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 40,340 10.84 $15.17 $31,560
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 35,000 9.04 $16.66 $34,650
Employment Services 25,730 0.74 $12.76 $26,530
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 20,330 14.10 $15.75 $32,760
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 13,730 10.80 $15.25 $31,720

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 20,330 14.10 $15.75 $32,760
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 2,110 11.12 $15.42 $32,070
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 40,340 10.84 $15.17 $31,560
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 13,730 10.80 $15.25 $31,720
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 8,600 9.23 $15.34 $31,900

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 80 0.04 $22.03 $45,830
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 70 0.02 $20.46 $42,550
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 3,880 0.79 $19.59 $40,750
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing 60 0.04 $19.43 $40,420
Scientific Research and Development Services 790 0.12 $19.32 $40,180


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 30,320 2.01 1.31 $15.80 $32,860
Texas 16,960 1.51 0.98 $14.51 $30,180
Florida 11,240 1.47 0.96 $15.84 $32,950
Pennsylvania 9,560 1.69 1.10 $15.51 $32,270
New York 9,550 1.08 0.71 $15.51 $32,270



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)
South Dakota 1,570 3.84 2.50 $12.77 $26,570
New Hampshire 2,020 3.23 2.10 $15.17 $31,560
Wisconsin 7,780 2.85 1.86 $14.91 $31,020
Minnesota 6,820 2.50 1.63 $15.95 $33,170
Indiana 7,050 2.43 1.58 $12.98 $27,000



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 560 1.85 1.21 $19.54 $40,640
Louisiana 200 0.11 0.07 $19.38 $40,300
Massachusetts 5,740 1.73 1.13 $18.39 $38,240
South Carolina 2,250 1.20 0.78 $18.13 $37,700
Wyoming 100 0.35 0.23 $17.84 $37,100




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)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6,870 7.05 4.60 $17.59 $36,580
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,210 1.65 1.08 $14.84 $30,880
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,090 4.11 2.68 $12.71 $26,430
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,360 1.32 0.86 $14.79 $30,750
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,220 2.86 1.87 $16.68 $34,690
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 5,180 1.82 1.19 $14.14 $29,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4,310 2.36 1.54 $17.96 $37,360
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 3,760 4.24 2.76 $14.58 $30,330
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,530 1.58 1.03 $14.01 $29,140
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,420 2.29 1.49 $16.99 $35,340



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)
Binghamton, NY 890 8.71 5.68 $13.84 $28,780
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1,580 8.18 5.33 $14.03 $29,180
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 500 7.92 5.16 $15.99 $33,260
Logan, UT-ID 390 7.59 4.95 $12.45 $25,900
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6,870 7.05 4.60 $17.59 $36,580
Fort Wayne, IN 1,270 6.17 4.02 $15.42 $32,080
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 720 5.50 3.59 $14.96 $31,120
Joplin, MO 430 5.49 3.58 $15.69 $32,620
Appleton, WI 630 5.35 3.49 $17.69 $36,790
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division 610 5.15 3.36 $17.06 $35,470