Aircraft Electrician Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Aircraft Electrician is $41,114 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Aircraft Electrician Total Pay (?
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$21,991 - $67,144
(Median)
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67K
MEDIAN: $41,114
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Aircraft Electrician Total Pay (?
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$16.75 - $29.37
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$21,991 - $67,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,975 - $70,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.75 - $29.37  
   
Overtime
$21.58 - $43.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,975 - $70,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Job Description for Aircraft Electrician
  • Inspect, test, repair, and modify electrical wiring, systems and components in aircraft.
  • Install and maintain aircraft electrical systems and components.
  • Study and understand electrical schematics.
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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Electrician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Diego
up arrow 11%
Fort Worth
up arrow 6%
Jacksonville
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National Average
$49,000
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Experience Affects Aircraft Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$49,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Aircraft Electrician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
0%
National Average
$49,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 3%
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