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.Read More...
For aircraft maintenance manager positions, extensive relevant experience is required. The aircraft maintenance manager should have experience with the type of aircraft that they will oversee. A high school diploma is usually needed, as is a Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Powerplant Certificate. This position requires some physical stamina, as the manager is expected to work not only in an office, but directly in the field as well. Strong leadership and communication skills are essential.
Aircraft Maintenance Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. People Management and Operations Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 12 percent and 4 percent, respectively.
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Aircraft Maintenance Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $66K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $66K. Aircraft Maintenance Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $76K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Aircraft Maintenance Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $82K on average.
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