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Pressure Sealer & Tester Salary

$39,640 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$599

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Pressure Sealer & Tester is $39,640 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pressure Sealer & Tester is between $29,882 and $47,747. 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:
  • Cleans, seals, and tests aircraft pressurized sections and cavities, according to blueprints and specifications, using handtools, power tools, and pressure testing equipment: reads and interprets blueprints and process specifications to determine area to be sealed, volume of pressure to be applied, and allowable tolerances.
  • Applies cleaning solvent or other solution to interior and exterior surfaces of section to be sealed, such as fuel and water tanks, integral wings, and fuselage, using brushes, rags, spray guns, liquid vacuum cleaners, and air hoses.
  • Applies sealing compounds to surfaces, using fillet guns, brushes, and similar equipment.
  • Dries sealant, using heat lamps and compressed hot air.
  • Bolts access doors and hatches, disconnects plumbing lines, electrical cable and rigging, and caps connections with plugs and threaded fixtures to make section airtight.
  • Sets up and operates pressure-testing equipment to detect leakage.
  • Visually and audibly checks for leakage of areas under pressure, and applies sealing tape, cement, liquid rubber, grommets, and other aids to eliminate leakage.
  • Reinstalls accessories disconnected prior to test.
  • May repair structural defects, using tools and equipment.
  • May seal and test integral wing sections serving as fuel cells, working within closed or difficult areas to access, and be designated fuel tank sealer and tester or integral tank sealer.
  • May seal and pressurize aircraft fuselage sections and be designated pressurization mechanic or pressurizer.
  • May set up and operate air.
Pressure Sealer & Tester Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 8,170

Estimated population of Pressure Sealer & Tester jobs: 464

Rate of error: 4.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,954
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Pressure Sealer & Tester Job Listings for United States

Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineer
Oct 7
Ontario, CA, USA
Future Commodities International I
Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines * Attention to Detail * Dealing with ... Installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and Carton Sealers and ...

The average pay for a Pressure Sealer & Tester is $39,640 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pressure Sealer & Tester is between $29,882 and $47,747. 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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