A sizeable majority of Aircraft Refuelers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $12.18 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Aircraft Refuelers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$22,100 - $93,000
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$37K
$93K
MEDIAN: $37,348
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$9.27 - $17.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$22,100 - $93,000  
   
Bonus
$732  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,247 - $60,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.27 - $17.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.35  
Overtime
$13.70 - $26.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$732  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,247 - $60,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Aircraft Refueler

An aircraft refueler is responsible for supplying fuel to airplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft. The refuler may work for the military or for a commercial entity. The aircraft refueler should determine the quality of fuel, temperature, and water content, in order to ensure safety.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Refueler

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Aircraft Refuelers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $28K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $32K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $35K in this role. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $40K.

Key Stats for Aircraft Refueler

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Refueler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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