Average Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler Hourly Pay

$20.47
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$1,965
Bonus
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler is $20.47.
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$13.34
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$20.47
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$27.91
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MEDIAN $20.47
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $28
Bonus
$875 - $3,250
Profit Sharing
$491 - $3,000
Total Pay
$28,529 - $66,825

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

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler

The top respondents for the job title Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler are from the companies The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corp and Triumph Group. Reported salaries are highest at Lockheed Martin Corp where the average pay is $23.89. Triumph Group pays the lowest at around $18.85.

Career Paths

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Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler
Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic
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More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler

Skills in Blueprints, Precision Measurement, Assembler and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Grinding Tools.

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

An entry-level Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.00 based on 11 salaries. An early career Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.10 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.09 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.21 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler in their job title in Palmdale, California earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Jacksonville, Florida (14.4% more) and Fort Worth, Texas (9.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Everett, Washington (18.1% less) and Tulsa, Oklahoma (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 155 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
29.7%
Mid Career
26.5%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
15.5%