Aircraft Engine Mechanic Salary (United States)

An Aircraft Engine Mechanic earns an average wage of $23.30 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Aircraft Engine Mechanic Salary (?
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$31,418 - $70,957
(Median)
31K
49K
71K
MEDIAN: $49,204
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Aircraft Engine Mechanic Salary (?
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$14.48 - $29.22
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
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50%
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,418 - $70,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
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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$33,367 - $68,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.48 - $29.22  
   
Overtime
$1.66 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
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).
)
$33,367 - $68,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Aircraft Engine Mechanic

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

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Experience Affects Aircraft Engine Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%
Late-Career
up arrow 2%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%