Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Salary

Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $19.84 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,521 - $54,137
$49K
MEDIAN: $48,641
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$12.55 - $27.41
$13
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.84
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50%
90%

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$0$62K
Salary $48,641
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$26,744 - $62,652
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.55 - $27.41
Overtime $17.33 - $39.53
Annual Data $0$62K
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$26,744 - $62,652
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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Job Description for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler

An aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assembler has a big job title to match a very interesting manufacturing job. As the name implies, this is an employee who helps build and assemble components for all variety of aerospace vehicles, from airplanes to rockets, missiles, and space-bound vehicles. The assembler attaches items like wings, stabilizers, fins, and rudders to these craft or works to put them and their various components together.

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Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Tasks

  • Create whole structures and subassemblies for aerospace vehicles and ancillary equipment.
  • Monitor and repair tools and equipment per workplace quality codes.
  • Interpret blueprints and modify physical structures to fit required parameters using a variety of tools

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler

Pay by Experience for an Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler has a positive trend. An entry-level Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 17 salaries. An Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%
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