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Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Job Information

Construct, assemble, or rebuild machines, such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in such industries as construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.


  • Most assemblers work on teams, making good communication skills and the ability to get along with others important.
  • A high school diploma is sufficient for most jobs, but experience and extra training is needed for more advanced assembly work.
  • Employment is projected to experience little or no change between 2008 and 2018.
  • Job opportunities are expected to be good in the manufacturing sector, particularly in growing, high-technology industries.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $36,420/yr ($18.21/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma