Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
1,125,160 1.0 % $14.78 $30,740 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.94 $10.59 $13.64 $17.69 $23.36
Annual Wage (2) $18,590 $22,020 $28,370 $36,790 $48,590


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 193,930 5.61 $11.63 $24,200
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 110,110 20.63 $15.11 $31,420
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 96,030 50.76 $22.77 $47,350
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 39,770 28.63 $14.96 $31,120
Plastics Product Manufacturing 39,580 7.37 $12.82 $26,670

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 96,030 50.76 $22.77 $47,350
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 39,770 28.63 $14.96 $31,120
Household Appliance Manufacturing 15,000 25.71 $17.20 $35,770
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 8,680 25.56 $13.28 $27,610
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 7,370 23.07 $17.35 $36,080

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 96,030 50.76 $22.77 $47,350
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing 2,350 2.54 $22.40 $46,580
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 1,270 0.09 $18.83 $39,160
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 7,940 8.06 $18.50 $38,470
Foundries 4,940 3.93 $17.73 $36,880


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 101,800 24.99 3.00 $16.13 $33,560
Indiana 79,680 27.43 3.29 $14.49 $30,140
California 78,170 5.17 0.62 $13.76 $28,620
Tennessee 62,190 22.62 2.72 $15.09 $31,390
Ohio 61,680 11.86 1.42 $16.72 $34,770



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 79,680 27.43 3.29 $14.49 $30,140
Michigan 101,800 24.99 3.00 $16.13 $33,560
South Carolina 45,580 24.29 2.92 $14.88 $30,960
Tennessee 62,190 22.62 2.72 $15.09 $31,390
Kentucky 36,750 20.33 2.44 $17.13 $35,620



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kentucky 36,750 20.33 2.44 $17.13 $35,620
Kansas 15,990 11.76 1.41 $16.81 $34,960
Ohio 61,680 11.86 1.42 $16.72 $34,770
Alabama 34,400 18.52 2.22 $16.67 $34,680
New Hampshire 4,060 6.48 0.78 $16.59 $34,500




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-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 33,580 8.95 1.07 $13.49 $28,060
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 29,360 25.66 3.08 $15.71 $32,670
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 21,670 9.08 1.09 $12.65 $26,310
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 21,140 29.47 3.54 $20.88 $43,430
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 19,760 4.87 0.59 $13.08 $27,200
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 18,010 21.97 2.64 $17.09 $35,540
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 17,060 11.49 1.38 $13.40 $27,880
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 15,660 16.71 2.01 $12.79 $26,600
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 14,830 23.83 2.86 $17.72 $36,860
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 14,640 8.02 0.96 $14.35 $29,860