Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers

Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries. Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $12.92/hr
Median: $15.46/hr
Experienced: $19.23/hr

Current Employment
1,025 (2018)

Projected Employment
819 (2029)

Growth for Electrical, Electronic and Electromechanical Assemblers

2018 Jobs2029 JobsChange (2018-2029)% Change (2018-2029)

Industries Employing Electrical, Electronic and Electromechanical Assemblers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2018)% of Occupation in Industry (2018)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2018)
Motor and Generator Manufacturing12312%21.8%
Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing817.9%3.3%
Other Electronic Component Manufacturing727%16.9%
Printed Circuit Assembly (Electronic) Assembly Manufacturing595.8%16.9%
All Other Miscellaneous Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing575.5%18.4%

Occupational Tasks

  • Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, or reports to determine materials requirements or assembly instructions.
  • Assemble electrical or electronic systems or support structures and install components, units, subassemblies, wiring, or assembly casings, using rivets, bolts, soldering or micro-welding equipment.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical or electronic component parts to correct defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Position, align, or adjust workpieces or electrical parts to facilitate wiring or assembly.
  • Explain assembly procedures or techniques to other workers.