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Aircraft Mechanic Rigging & Controls Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$62,015 (USD)

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The average pay for an Aircraft Mechanic Rigging & Controls is $62,015 a year and $30 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Aircraft Mechanic Rigging & Controls is between $45,361 and $75,896. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Rigging & Controls Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Aircraft Mechanic Rigging & Controls jobs: 19,125

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Aircraft Mechanic Rigging & Controls Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Maintenance Mechanic
May 2
Old Bridge, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
... and rigging principles. Physical Requirements: * Ability to climb stairs, climb ladders, reach ... Ability to operate hand controls with both hands and foot pedals with both feet. * Ability to ...
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