Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Salary

Male Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.91 per hour in the United States. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$21,852 - $93,624
$22K
$49K
$94K
MEDIAN: $48,641
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50%
90%

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$12.49 - $26.72
$12
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.34
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$0$93K
Salary $21,852 - $93,624
Bonus $1,000
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$27,489 - $65,275
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $12.49 - $26.72
Overtime $18.54 - $40.80
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $1,000
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$27,489 - $65,275
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 141

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.
  • 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.

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Job Listings

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 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

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

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 13%