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Aircraft Mechanic Rigger Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,892 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,832

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Aircraft Mechanic Rigger is $56,892 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Aircraft Mechanic Rigger is between $41,614 and $69,627. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assembles and installs rigging and control assemblies and systems that actuate aircraft structures, such as rudder, elevator, canopy, and wing surfaces, according to specifications, using handtools, power tools, and equipment: reads and interprets blueprints, production illustrations, and other specifications to determine location, identity, and relationship of parts.
  • Assembles, hangs, connects, and installs rigging and control assemblies and systems, including cables, cylinders, components of ailerons and flaps, pulleys, mountings, and brackets, working from established station lines and index points, using templates, jigs, fixtures, handtools, and power tools.
  • Sets, adjusts, and synchronizes rigging and control system components to established tolerances and requirements.
  • Verifies specified tension of cables, using tensionmeter.
  • Operates rigging and control systems to determine functional performance, and reworks or adjusts system components accordingly.
  • May install mechanical linkages and actuators.
Aircraft Mechanic Rigger Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Aircraft Mechanic Rigger jobs: 19,125

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,954
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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