Aircraft Engine Mechanic Salary

Men make up the majority of Aircraft Engine Mechanics in the United States, bringing in about $24.60 per hour. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Aircraft Engine Mechanics enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,588 - $64,841
$25K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,909
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50%
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$15.75 - $31.49
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$0$71K
Salary $24,588 - $64,841
Profit Sharing $2,850
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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$31,283 - $71,916
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.75 - $31.49
Overtime $2.93 - $45.96
Annual Data $0$71K
Profit Sharing $2,850
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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$31,283 - $71,916
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Aircraft Engine Mechanic

Aircraft engine mechanics generally work for airline companies and the U.S. military, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, and National Guard. Candidates for this position should have at least eighteen months of practical experience with either power plants or air frames, as well as thirty months of practical experience with both at the same time and, of course, graduation from an accredited school which is approved by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA).

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Aircraft Engine Mechanic Tasks

  • Perform preventative, regularly scheduled, and unexpected maintenance on aircraft.
  • Service aircraft according to all FAA regulations.
  • Document inspection and test results and maintain a repair log.
  • Inspect aircraft integrity and perform post-maintenance tests.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Engine Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Aircraft Engine Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Aircraft Engine Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aircraft Engine Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Engine Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 25 salaries. An Aircraft Engine Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as an Aircraft Engine Mechanic?

Aircraft Engine Mechanic in Bohemia:
"VARIABLE CLIMATES AND HOURS."
Pros: WORKING WITH AIRCRAFT.
Cons: N/A.

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Key Stats for Aircraft Engine Mechanic

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Engine Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 4%
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