Aircraft Maintenance Technician Salary

The average rate for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician is $24.52 per hour. A skill in Avionics is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,177 - $90,582
$28K
$50K
$91K
MEDIAN: $50,497
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50%
90%

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$15.80 - $34.86
$16
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $24.55
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$0$90K
Salary $28,177 - $90,582
Bonus $27.62 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$33,116 - $85,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $15.80 - $34.86
Hourly Tips $10.00
Overtime $23.27 - $53.49
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $27.62 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$33,116 - $85,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 175

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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Aircraft maintenance technicians (AMTs) perform a variety of repairs and inspections on aircraft. To perform these repairs, AMTs use tools such as volt meters, wrenches, hammers, clamps, screwdrivers, and wire cutters, among others. These professionals work as part of a team that includes aircraft engineers, pilots, part suppliers, aircraft repairmen, security personnel, and aviation managers. AMTs work in both the private sector and for government agencies, including the military. Technicians must also follow all relevant regulations related to work performed on aircraft. They often work outdoors, with exposure to the elements (such as hot or cold temperatures) for extended periods of time.

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Aircraft Maintenance Technician Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Pay by Experience for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Aircraft Maintenance Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aircraft Maintenance Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Maintenance Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 76 salaries. An Aircraft Maintenance Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 65 salaries.

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Key Stats for Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Maintenance Technician Salaries

▲29%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Aircraft Maintenance Technician Salaries

Avionics
▲20%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲4%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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