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Composite Layup Worker Salary

$42,175 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$662

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Composite Layup Worker is $42,175 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Composite Layup Worker is between $31,578 and $50,972. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Composite Layup Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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 Layup Worker 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 Layup Worker jobs: 133

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,892
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Composite Layup Worker Job Listings for United States

Composite Lay-up Technician $20 to $22/hr
Nov 14
Santa Ana, CA, USA
TRS Craft Services Aliso Viejo
Responsible for the fabrication of composite lay-up parts working with fiberglass-reinforced epoxy ... Tool Preparation, Layup, Ply Cutter Operation, Oven/Autoclave Operation, Vacuum Bagging, Tool Clean ...
Aerospace Layup Production-Puyallup Wa-Swing Shift
Nov 13
Puyallup, WA, USA
Manpower
Layup of plastic components Previous experience working with plastics or composites Apply hardware ... Keywords: assembly, assemble, assembler, sand, deburr, plastics, plastic, lay up, layup, composite ...
Layup/Lamination Technician
Nov 6
Auburn, WA, USA
The Danner Corporation
... composite systems and structures Located in Auburn, Washington, our modern facility offers the ... Experience working in a fast-paced environment * Ability to meet or better the lay-up time required ...
Water Strider -Lamination Room
Dec 5
Sumner, WA, USA
Sekisui Aerospace
Verify job number on tool and apply Frekote (release agent) in preparation for layup. * Using carts ... Capable of working in a fast-paced environment. * Able to apply basic computer knowledge. * Able to ...

The average pay for a Composite Layup Worker is $42,175 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Composite Layup Worker is between $31,578 and $50,972. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Composite Layup Worker. 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 Lay-up Technician $20 to $22/hr
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Responsible for the fabrication of composite lay-up parts working with fiberglass-reinforced epoxy ... Tool Preparation, Layup, Ply Cutter Operation, Oven/Autoclave Operation, Vacuum Bagging, Tool Clean ...
Aerospace Layup Production-Puyallup Wa-Swing Shift
Nov 13
Puyallup, WA, USA
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Layup of plastic components Previous experience working with plastics or composites Apply hardware ... Keywords: assembly, assemble, assembler, sand, deburr, plastics, plastic, lay up, layup, composite ...
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