Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Salary

The median pay for Aircraft Maintenance Supervisors comes out to approximately $71K per year in the United States, but employers in Seattle offer the most; the average salary in that city is around $104K. Aircraft Maintenance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Newark (+24 percent), New York (+24 percent), Fort Worth (+18 percent), and Atlanta (+16 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$51,893 - $96,314
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$71K
$96K
MEDIAN: $71,321
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$20.15 - $42.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,893 - $96,314  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.14 - $8,482  
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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$49,514 - $98,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$20.15 - $42.75  
   
Overtime
$32.98 - $70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.14 - $8,482  
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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$49,514 - $98,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor

Aircraft maintenance supervisors are responsible for providing timely maintenance to aircraft, including performing troubleshooting to aircraft processes and systems to find errors and mechanical issues. They use specialized equipment to complete maintenance tasks, and must also assemble teams of license aircraft mechanics to work on planes.

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Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Tasks

  • Manage services, repairs, and overhauls of aircrafts and engines.
  • Maintain the work shift log of in-progress and completed work orders.
  • Handle work assignments, performance assessment, and training of employees.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $64K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $59K. Aircraft Maintenance Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $67K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $74K on average.

Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor?

Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor in New York:
`"$Exciting."`
Pros: Its not a boring place, to work and live. I've always found my field of work exciting and interesting, working on a wide spectrum of A/C and people.
Cons: Its very expensive to live and raise a family in New York.

Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor in Houston:
`"$Lot of stress and on the run all the time."`
Pros: Managing people. Getting aircraft ready for flight safely and on time.
Cons: Too many reports. Too many personalities to deal with above and below. Company merge reduced many benefits and pay.

Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor in Yuma:
`"$Active Duty Marine Attack Squadron Maintenance Controller."`
Pros: Being in control, respected position, pay and benefits, travel opportunities, excitement, never a dull day, working with military aircraft, promotion opportunities, being part of the finest fighting force in the world.
Cons: Being away from family, working in austere conditions, frequent 8 month deployments, unpredictability of workplace and conditions.

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Key Stats for Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
50%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$71,000

Experienced
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Mid-Career
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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