Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Salary

Men make up the majority of Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $16.83 per hour. Compensation ranges between $12.40 per hour and $25.30. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,799 - $65,114
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$65K
MEDIAN: $40,165
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$12.40 - $25.30
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,799 - $65,114  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$27,246 - $57,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $25.30  
   
Overtime
$18.16 - $38.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$27,246 - $57,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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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

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

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

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


Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $34K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers make a median salary of $47K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $53K.

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Experience Affects Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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