Aircraft Maintenance Technician Salary (United States)

An Aircraft Maintenance Technician earns an average wage of $25.25 per hour.
Aircraft Maintenance Technician Total Pay (?
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$30,315 - $79,647
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,412
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Aircraft Maintenance Technician Total Pay (?
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$15.62 - $33.49
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,315 - $79,647  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$32,178 - $80,928  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.62 - $33.49  
   
Overtime
$23.51 - $49.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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).
)
$32,178 - $80,928  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Technician

  • Validate work completed on aircraft and maintain logs regarding repair and maintenance.
  • Keep work areas clean and safe in adherence to established safety policies
  • Rebuild, maintain and repair aircraft components and systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Technician

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

Experience Affects Aircraft Maintenance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$57,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%
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