The average rate for an Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician is $21.62 per hour. A skill in Avionics is associated with high pay for this job.
Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Total Pay (?
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$29,434 - $72,312
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,625
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Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Total Pay (?
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$14.90 - $30.57
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,434 - $72,312  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
Profit Sharing
$114.51 - $4,596  
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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$31,770 - $70,721  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,320
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $30.57  
   
Overtime
$18.81 - $46.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
   
Profit Sharing
$114.51 - $4,596  
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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$31,770 - $70,721  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,320
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Job Description for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician
Aircraft mechanics/service technicians are responsible for all aspects of the care and maintenance of aircraft. They provide both urgent maintenance to address specific issues and continued general care to ensure aircraft remain in good condition.
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Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Tasks
  • Maintain, repair, and rebuild aircraft structures, functional components, and parts.
  • Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance.
  • Perform preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections.
  • Examine and inspect aircraft components to locate problems.
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications.
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Pay Difference By Location
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New York
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National Average
$49,000
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Experience Affects Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Salaries

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Electronic Troubleshooting
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National Average
$49,000
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%
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