The average Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanic can expect to rake in roughly $18.61 per hour. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$23,888 - $66,747
(Median)
$24K
$43K
$67K
MEDIAN: $43,243
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$13.71 - $25.46
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,888 - $66,747  
   
Bonus
$1,952  
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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$28,341 - $63,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $25.46  
   
Overtime
$17.53 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,952  
   
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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$28,341 - $63,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician in Singapore:
"Love your jobs, but not your company."
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Skills That Affect Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

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Troubleshooting
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Maintenance
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Systems Troubleshooting
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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National Average
$42,000

Avionics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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