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Composite Assembler Salary

$42,170 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$662

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Composite Assembler is $42,170 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Composite Assembler is between $31,575 and $50,966. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Composite Assembler. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate plastic aircraft and missile parts, accessories, and trim according to specifications: cuts fiberglass or graphite (composite) cloth to size, following template or blueprints, using cutting machine, scissors, or knife.
  • Marks identifying information on material and assembles materials in kits for subsequent laminating.
  • Applies parting agent to mold or bonding fixture.
  • Impregnates cloth with resins by dipping cloth in solutions, feeding cloth between rollers of impregnating machine, or brushing resin onto cloth.
  • Applies layers of impregnated cloth or prepreg onto mold or fixture in predetermined ply sequence, and presses cloth to fit contours of mold, smooth surface, and remove air pockets and excess resin, using squeegee, scraper, or spatula.
  • Fits and laps ends of cloth, using scissors or knife.
  • Encases molded laminate in bagging material and bleeder cloth, attaches vacuum bagging apparatus, such as thermocouples, probes, and vacuum connections, to mold or bonding fixture, and exhausts air from vacuum bag to seal laminate for curing.
  • Tests seal on vacuum bagging apparatus, using leak detector.
  • Trims, drills, burrs, grinds, sands, and finishes cured parts to specifications, using templates, fixtures, handtools, and power tools.
  • Prefits and assembles cured parts into assemblies or subassemblies, using jigs, fixtures, power tools, and fasteners, such as rivets and bolts.
  • Applies adhesives to surface of assembled parts for bonding in autoclave.
  • May assist plastics fabricator in fa.
Composite Assembler Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 186,640

Estimated population of Composite Assembler jobs: 133

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,887
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Composite Assembler Job Listings for United States

Composite Assembler & Fabricator I-III *Active Clearance Required*
Dec 4
Sacramento, California, USA
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Each successive level of Composite Assembler builds on the identified knowledge, skills and abilities listed for the previous level(s) Composite Assemblers. Builds, fabricates, cures, and assembles ...
Mechanical Assembler - 1st shift
Nov 19
Appleton, WI, USA
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Remedy Intelligent Staffing is hiring a full-time 1st shift Mechanical Assembler for a ... Must provide own steel or composite toe shoes
Assembler (1st and 2nd shift)
Nov 8
Auburn, United States
AIM Aerospace, Inc.
We are a leading manufacturer of composite products for the commercial and military aerospace ... Assemble parts according to printed instructions. Performs bonding processes using adhesives, small ...
Mechanical Assembler - 1st shift
Nov 19
Oshkosh, WI, USA
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Remedy Intelligent Staffing has full-time 1st shift openings for skilled Mechanical Assemblers for ... Must provide own steel toe or composite toe shoes
Composite Tooling Technician
Nov 20
Indianapolis, IN, USA
AppleTree Staffing
... experienced Composite Tooling Technician. Our client has been in business on the west side of ... Assemble products with the use of fasteners, adhesives, sealants, etc. using standard tools and ...

The average pay for a Composite Assembler is $42,170 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Composite Assembler is between $31,575 and $50,966. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Composite Assembler. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Composite Assembler & Fabricator I-III *Active Clearance Required*
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Mechanical Assembler - 1st shift
Nov 19
Appleton, WI, USA
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