Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Salary

The average Aircraft Structure and Systems Assembler in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $19.27 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,000 - $51,188
$42K
MEDIAN: $41,712
50%

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$12.36 - $26.93
$12
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.27
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$41,712  
   
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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$26,325 - $59,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $26.93  
   
Overtime
$17.10 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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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$26,325 - $59,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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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
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%
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