Assembler (vehicles or metal goods)
- Inspects finished article for faults, monitors assembly machine operation and reports any faults.
- Rejects faulty assembly components.
- Assembles prepared components in sequence by soldering, bolting, fastening, spot-welding, screwing and hammering using power and hand tools or assembly machine.
- Follows instructions and drawings and positions components on work bench or in assembly machine.
Typical Education Level
Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 14% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for assembler (vehicles or metal goods) is £27,495
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,006. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for assembler (vehicles or metal goods) roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £27,495 per year. That is about £2,291 per month or £14.10 per hour. New workers generally start on £18,935, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £49,053
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,006 people are employed in the region.