Aircraft Mechanics with Avionics skills can expect wages of $23.05 per hour on average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Aircraft Mechanics with Avionics skills are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,233 - $115,547
$29K
$51K
$120K
MEDIAN: $50,868
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$14.67 - $37.90
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$23
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MEDIAN: $23.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,233 - $115,547  
   
Bonus
$3,234  
Total Pay (?
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$30,369 - $91,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $37.90  
   
Overtime
$20.53 - $75.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$3,234  
   
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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$30,369 - $91,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician

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


Aircraft Mechanics with Avionics skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average inexperienced worker earns $39K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $49K. Aircraft Mechanics with Avionics skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $77K on average.

Key Stats for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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