Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
212,170 1.7 % $15.99 $33,260 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.73 $11.80 $14.84 $18.81 $23.59
Annual Wage (2) $20,240 $24,540 $30,860 $39,120 $49,060


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 41,180 11.19 $15.45 $32,130
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 35,440 8.87 $16.93 $35,220
Employment Services 22,410 0.63 $13.41 $27,900
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 21,240 14.59 $15.92 $33,110
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 17,090 13.19 $16.65 $34,640

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 21,240 14.59 $15.92 $33,110
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 17,090 13.19 $16.65 $34,640
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 2,480 12.89 $15.21 $31,630
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 41,180 11.19 $15.45 $32,130
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 8,670 9.74 $15.51 $32,260

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Building Equipment Contractors (8) (8) $24.81 $51,600
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 3,780 0.77 $20.38 $42,390
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing (8) (8) $20.32 $42,270
Scientific Research and Development Services 720 0.11 $20.30 $42,230
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 60 0.02 $20.05 $41,690


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 29,530 1.91 1.24 $16.85 $35,050
Texas 16,390 1.42 0.92 $14.98 $31,160
Pennsylvania 13,000 2.28 1.48 $17.13 $35,640
Florida 11,240 1.42 0.92 $15.74 $32,730
Ohio 9,390 1.78 1.16 $15.02 $31,230




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 1,430 3.45 2.24 $12.85 $26,740
Minnesota 8,980 3.24 2.10 $15.81 $32,890
New Hampshire 2,020 3.17 2.06 $15.51 $32,260
Wisconsin 8,050 2.91 1.89 $15.98 $33,240
Pennsylvania 13,000 2.28 1.48 $17.13 $35,640




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 380 1.26 0.82 $20.61 $42,870
Rhode Island 470 1.01 0.65 $18.63 $38,750
Massachusetts 6,240 1.84 1.19 $18.44 $38,360
Iowa 3,070 2.01 1.31 $18.32 $38,110
Louisiana 170 0.09 0.06 $18.22 $37,900





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 7,710 7.62 4.95 $18.22 $37,900
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 7,650 4.07 2.65 $16.10 $33,480
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,370 1.83 1.19 $15.67 $32,590
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 5,230 3.43 2.23 $14.29 $29,730
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,870 1.36 0.89 $15.79 $32,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,550 1.11 0.72 $16.17 $33,640
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,160 2.22 1.44 $18.39 $38,240
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,550 1.52 0.99 $13.05 $27,140
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,340 0.52 0.33 $16.40 $34,120
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,260 2.12 1.38 $17.60 $36,600




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)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,710 7.62 4.95 $18.22 $37,900
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1,460 7.41 4.82 $14.15 $29,420
Logan, UT-ID 390 7.37 4.79 $12.81 $26,640
Binghamton, NY 750 7.32 4.76 $12.97 $26,970
State College, PA 420 6.21 4.04 $14.34 $29,820
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 540 6.01 3.90 $14.00 $29,110
Boulder, CO 1,000 5.86 3.81 $17.52 $36,440
Appleton, WI 700 5.83 3.79 $17.39 $36,160
Fort Wayne, IN 1,160 5.54 3.60 $16.15 $33,590
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 700 5.47 3.55 $16.19 $33,670