Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician is $21.72 per hour. A skill in Avionics is associated with high pay for this job.
Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Total Pay (?
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$29,832 - $72,577
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,054
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Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Total Pay (?
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$15.12 - $30.38
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,832 - $72,577  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,897  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $4,122  
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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$32,288 - $71,026  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,081
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.12 - $30.38  
   
Overtime
$20.05 - $46.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,897  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $4,122  
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).
)
$32,288 - $71,026  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,081
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Job Description for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician

Aircraft mechanics/service technicians are responsible for all aspects of the care and maintenance of aircraft. They provide both urgent maintenance to address specific issues and continued general care to ensure aircraft remain in good condition.
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Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Tasks
  • Document inspection and test results and maintain a repair log.
  • Inspect aircraft integrity and perform post-maintenance tests.
  • Perform preventative, regularly scheduled, and unexpected maintenance on aircraft.
  • Service aircraft according to all FAA regulations.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Detroit
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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New York
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Tulsa
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Oklahoma City
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National Average
$49,000
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Everett
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Jacksonville
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Experience Affects Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

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Troubleshooting
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National Average
$49,000

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Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%
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