Information About Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, And Systems Assemblers

Training Requirements for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, And Systems Assemblers

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers
Training for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, And Systems Assemblers
Percent
Less than High School 10.5
High School 49.4
Some College 27.9
Associates Degree 5.1
Bachelors Degree 5.1
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.0

Employment outlook for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, And Systems Assemblers

Represents about 40,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 2,000 less aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers make $25.26 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers $15.60 $19.11 $24.06 $31.68 $37.57
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Assemblers and fabricators $9.84 $11.65 $14.87 $19.10 $25.08
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers make $52,530 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers $32,460 $39,750 $50,050 $65,900 $78,150
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Assemblers and fabricators $20,470 $24,230 $30,930 $39,730 $52,170
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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