There are currently an estimated 38,000 machine assemblers in the United States. The machine assembler job market is expected to shrink by -17.1% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are machine assemblers?

CareerExplorer rates machine assemblers with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 1,000 machine assemblers. That number is based on the retirement of 7,500 existing machine assemblers.

What’s the supply of machine assemblers?

The machine assembler industry is concentrated in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana

Machine Assembler job market by state

State Name Employed Machine Assemblers
Ohio 7,310
Michigan 5,480
Indiana 4,310
Illinois 2,280
Texas 2,100
Alabama 1,710
California 1,360
Tennessee 1,250
Wisconsin 980
Missouri 910
Washington 840
North Carolina 810
South Carolina 760
Pennsylvania 680
Iowa 670
Mississippi 620
Kentucky 620
South Dakota 600
Colorado 600
New York 370
New Jersey 300
Arizona 280
Nebraska 260
Virginia 210
Oregon 210
Minnesota 180
Florida 170
New Hampshire 160
Maryland 100
Massachusetts 100
Arkansas 70
Kansas 40
Idaho 40