Aircraft Refueler Salary

Men make up the majority of Aircraft Refuelers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $12.21 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Although roughly a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$21,950 - $97,871
$22K
$37K
$98K
MEDIAN: $37,282
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50%
90%

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$9.42 - $17.36
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$21,950 - $97,871  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$20,265 - $50,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.42 - $17.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$14.48 - $25.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$20,265 - $50,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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

Pay by Experience for an Aircraft Refueler has a positive trend. An entry-level Aircraft Refueler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aircraft Refueler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Refueler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 16 salaries. An Aircraft Refueler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Aircraft Refueler

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Refueler Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 25%