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.
Median Annual Wage: $48,340
Education: High school diploma or equivalent (55%); Bachelor's degree (16%); Post-secondary certificate (16%)
Projected Growth: Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Related Job Titles: Assembler; Sheet Metal Mechanic; Sheet Metal Assembler and Riveter (SMAR); Structures Technician; Aircraft Line Assembler; Assembly Riveter; Helicopter Technician; Structures Mechanic; Fabricator; A&P Technician (Airframe and Powerplant Technician)