Aircraft Maintenance Manager Salary

Aircraft Maintenance Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and over four-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $77K annually, but may range from $56K to $104K per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$56,127 - $101,590
(Median)
$56K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,553
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90%

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$21.45 - $43.06
(Median)
$21
$29
$43
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,127 - $101,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,922  
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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$55,637 - $104,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.45 - $43.06  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $63.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,922  
   
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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$55,637 - $104,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Manager

The aircraft maintenance manager oversees maintenance employees, ensuring that work is completed and that effective quality control practices are in place. They also perform maintenance jobs in addition to overseeing maintenance operations. Maintenance managers also administer training to employees, as well as develop innovative solutions to make aircraft maintenance processes more efficient and effective. The maintenance manager may contribute to changes in their company's maintenance manual. Additionally, they must communicate and coordinate with other departments within the company and report to superiors and other employees about budget goals and maintenance operations.

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Aircraft Maintenance Manager Tasks

  • Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure adequate working conditions.
  • Monitor employees' work levels and review work performance.
  • Diagnose aircraft maintenance issues and provide cost estimates for repairs and modifications.
  • Supervise aircraft maintenance, modifications, and repairs.

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Aircraft Maintenance Managers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with People Management, Maintenance, and Operations Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills.

Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $78K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $69K. Aircraft Maintenance Managers see a median salary of $76K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $81K.

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Experience Affects Aircraft Maintenance Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

National Average
$78,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Aircraft Maintenance Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 11%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
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National Average
$78,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 4%
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