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Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salary

The average Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanic earns approximately $18.02 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanics. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,151 - $57,308
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,022
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$13.09 - $25.21
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,151 - $57,308  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,975  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $1,500  
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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$27,837 - $58,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $25.21  
   
Overtime
$17.94 - $35.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,975  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $1,500  
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).
)
$27,837 - $58,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 233

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

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

Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 18%