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Become A Parachute Rigger

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Working As A Parachute Rigger

  • $157,140

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Parachute Rigger does

  • Performed initial and final inspection on all parachutes and airdrop textile component.
  • Inventory, clean, receive, store and issue all airdrop equipment used in airdrop operations.
  • Supervised and provided technical guidance to 8 employees in the Parachute Rigging Loft.
  • Packed and repaired personnel and cargo parachutes.
  • Maintain accountability of over $500,000.00 worth of military equipment.
  • Served in deployment to Combat Theater Operations in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Supervised several personnel as the Supply section NCO.
  • Departed the Marine Corps with an honorable discharge.
  • Repair of inflatable rafts and other survival equipment.
  • Lead my team through 2 SAR Evals resulting in on-spot Navy Commendation medals.
  • Inspected all air items entering The Maintenance Facility.
  • Worked on many different Joint Precision Aerial Delivery Systems from the Micro Fly, 2K, 10K, and 30K systems.
  • Tested and installed extraction and release systems.
  • Supply, repair, pack, inventory, and maintain personal parachutes.

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Parachute Rigger Demographics

Gender

Male

77.7%

Female

20.5%

Unknown

1.8%
Ethnicity

White

80.7%

Hispanic or Latino

12.7%

Asian

4.7%

Unknown

1.3%

Black or African American

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

66.7%

Russian

11.1%

Persian

11.1%

Cheyenne

11.1%
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Parachute Rigger Education

Schools

Liberty University

9.1%

University of Phoenix

9.1%

Fayetteville Technical Community College

9.1%

University of Maryland - University College

6.8%

Central Texas College

6.8%

Campbell University

4.5%

Vincennes University

4.5%

Grand Valley State University

4.5%

New York University

4.5%

Methodist University

4.5%

Northern Michigan University

4.5%

University of North Texas

4.5%

Erie Community College

4.5%

Ashford University

4.5%

Grand Canyon University

4.5%

University of Alaska Anchorage

4.5%

ITT Technical Institute - Indianapolis

2.3%

Northeastern State University

2.3%

West Central Technical College

2.3%

University of South Dakota

2.3%
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Majors

Criminal Justice

17.5%

Business

16.7%

General Studies

11.4%

Computer Information Systems

5.3%

Graphic Design

5.3%

Information Technology

4.4%

Management

3.5%

Automotive Technology

3.5%

Elementary Education

3.5%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

3.5%

General Education, Specific Areas

2.6%

Biology

2.6%

Accounting

2.6%

Social Work

2.6%

Aviation

2.6%

History

2.6%

Nursing

2.6%

Electrical Engineering

2.6%

Liberal Arts

2.6%

Nursing Assistants

1.8%
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Degrees

Other

38.9%

Bachelors

31.4%

Associate

18.3%

Masters

5.7%

Certificate

3.4%

Diploma

1.1%

Doctorate

1.1%
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Top Skills for A Parachute Rigger

PersonalParachutesReplacesAirdropEquipmentArmyAchievementCombatReleaseSystemsCargoParachutesInstallExtractionAssemblesAirdropPlatformsAirdropOperationsIn-StorageRigger-TypeInspectionSurvivalEquipmentAerialDeliverySystemsMedalHonorableDischargeSecuresSuppliesAccountabilityUsesSuperviseAirDropEquipmentFTBragg

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Top Parachute Rigger Skills

  1. Personal Parachutes
  2. Replaces Airdrop Equipment
  3. Army Achievement
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Supply, repair, pack, inventory, and maintain personal parachutes.
  • Served in deployment to Combat Theater Operations in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Inspect, test and install extraction and release systems.
  • Packed and repaired personnel and cargo parachutes.
  • Conducted sampling and quality assurance to ensure proper operation of airdrop operations.

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