Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salary

Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanics take home an average $18.02 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanics enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$23,976 - $57,326
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,951
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$13.51 - $25.38
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,976 - $57,326  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,967  
Total Pay (?
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$28,265 - $58,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $25.38  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $35.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,967  
   
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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$28,265 - $58,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

Avionics
up arrow 11%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

Systems Troubleshooting
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Composite Materials
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Maintenance
0%

National Average
$41,000

Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 18%
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