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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 $11.84 per hour. Compensation ranges from $9.59 per hour on the lower end to $17.83 on the higher end. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Aircraft Refuelers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,246 - $53,262
(Median)
$18K
$29K
$53K
MEDIAN: $29,346
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$9.59 - $17.83
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$18,246 - $53,262  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $978  
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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$19,828 - $52,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.59 - $17.83  
   
Overtime
$3.93 - $27.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $978  
   
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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$19,828 - $52,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $25K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $29K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $32K. Aircraft Refuelers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $54K.

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Experience Affects Aircraft Refueler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 110%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 24%
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