Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging and Systems Assemblers assemble, fit, fasten, and install parts of airplanes, space vehicles, or missiles, such as tails, wings, fuselage, bulkheads, stabilizers, landing gear, rigging and control equipment, or heating and ventilating systems.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging and Systems Assemblers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $33,200 to $40,100 per year or $16 to $19 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging and Systems Assemblers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$40||$83,530|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$34||$70,890|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$26||$53,160|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$19||$40,100|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$16||$33,200|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as an Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging and Systems Assembler is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CT doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CT might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Aircraft Structure Assemblers are in the states of CT, PA, MD, MS and AL.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Scheduled Air Transportation||$77530||$37.27|
|Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services||$65150||$31.32|
|Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services||$63560||$30.56|
|Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing||$56390||$27.11|
|Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing||$56050||$26.95|
|Support Activities for Air Transportation||$47620||$22.90|
|Nonscheduled Air Transportation||$32110||$15.44|