Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

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

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $11.48/hr
Median: $13.92/hr
Experienced: $17.68/hr

Current Employment
894 (2017)

Projected Employment
826 (2028)

Growth for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

2017 Jobs2028 JobsChange (2018-2028)% Change (2018-2028)

Industries Employing Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2017)% of Occupation in Industry (2017)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2017)
Motor and Generator Manufacturing11212.5%21.5%
Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing707.8%2.8%
Other Electronic Component Manufacturing657.2%15.5%
Temporary Help Services606.7%0.8%
Computer Terminal and Other Computer Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing576.4%8.4%

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.