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Rocket Engine Component Mechanic Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$46,336 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rocket Engine Component Mechanic is $46,336 a year and $22 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Rocket Engine Component Mechanic is between $33,939 and $56,660. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Rocket Engine Component Mechanic. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assembles, tests, and repairs pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical components of rocket motors or rocket engines, according to specifications, using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Positions parts in jigs and holding fixtures to facilitate assembly.
  • Fits and assembles interrelating precision parts, using hand tools.
  • Inspects configuration and dimensions of assemblies, using instruments, such as optical flats, micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, and monolight instruments.
  • Tests assemblies to determine conditions, such as internal leakage, pressure differentials, and cycles of operation, using gauges, meters, and chemicals.
  • Conducts functional tests to determine mechanical performance.
  • Analyzes malfunctions to determine causes, and repairs, adjusts, synchronizes, and calibrates assemblies.
  • May perform welding and acid etching on various materials.
  • May operate computer to record, analyze, and interpret test data.
Rocket Engine Component Mechanic Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Rocket Engine Component Mechanic jobs: 2,693

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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