Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Aircraft Mechanics with Composite Materials skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. During the first five years of their careers, Aircraft Mechanics with Composite Materials skills see a median income of $44K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $45K. On average, Aircraft Mechanics with Composite Materials skills make $48K following one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $63K.