How Much Do Engine and Machine Assemblers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers construct, assemble, or rebuild machines, such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in such industries as construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$47190 per year
Hourly wage
$23 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$30,930 to $36,200 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$15 to $17 per hour

Entry-level Engine and Other Machine Assemblers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $30,930 to $36,200 per year or $15 to $17 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Engine and Other Machine Assemblers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $32 $65,740
Senior (Top 25%) $28 $58,540
Middle (Mid 50%) $22 $45,770
Junior (Bottom 25%) $17 $36,200
No experience (Bottom 10%) $15 $30,930

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
MI $26 $53,690
KY $25 $51,180
OH $24 $50,870
NV $24 $50,610
WA $24 $50,410
NH $23 $48,370
CT $23 $48,210
PA $23 $47,760
MN $23 $47,040
AL $22 $45,880

Another simple way to increase your salary as an Engine and Other Machine Assembler is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like MI doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at MI might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Engine and Machine Assemblers are in the states of MI, KY, OH, NV and WA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing $54590 $26.25
Management of Companies and Enterprises $53240 $25.59
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing $51450 $24.73
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing $50990 $24.51
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $50040 $24.06
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $49180 $23.65
Scientific Research and Development Services $46760 $22.48
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $46620 $22.41
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing $45160 $21.71
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $43510 $20.92
Employment Services $42210 $20.29
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $41670 $20.04
Machinery Manufacturing $41450 $19.93
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $41400 $19.91
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing $40730 $19.58
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance $39800 $19.13
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing $39780 $19.13
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing $38130 $18.33
Automotive Repair and Maintenance $37860 $18.20
Food and Beverage Stores $32200 $15.48

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