Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salary

Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanics can expect wages of $17.80 per hour on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,665 - $58,777
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $40,950
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$12.89 - $25.06
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,665 - $58,777  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,953  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$28,296 - $58,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.89 - $25.06  
   
Overtime
$17.23 - $34.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$28,296 - $58,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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Skills That Affect Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Composite Materials
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Systems Troubleshooting
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Avionics
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Maintenance
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Troubleshooting
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National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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