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Parachute Rigger Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$31,199 (USD)

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The average pay for a Parachute Rigger is $31,199 a year and $15 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Parachute Rigger is between $31,199 and $31,443. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Parachute Rigger. 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

  • Folds parachutes according to specifications and packs chutes in bag: draws canopy of parachute from pack cover to its full length on surface of long bench.
  • Straightens shrouds to eliminate coils or tangles.
  • Folds canopy lengthwise on its seams, one segment over another.
  • Loops each shroud and forces it into retaining clip of pack cover.
  • Folds canopy in fanfold arrangement and places in pack cover.
  • Places pilot chute over parachute canopy, forces spring flat with hands, and secures it in place with release devices, such as ripcord, barometric pressure release, electromechanical release, or explosive charge.
  • Inspects canopy, shroud, buckles, and harness straps for damage or wear.
  • Must be licensed by federal aviation administration.
  • May be designated master rigger when additionally qualified through experience to meet federal aviation administration requirements.
Parachute Rigger Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Recreation Workers

Job family population: 352,350

Estimated population of Parachute Rigger jobs: 106

Rate of error: 1.0%

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Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
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