Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Salary (United States)

An Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic earns an average wage of $21.75 per hour. A skill in Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.
Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$31,218 - $69,418
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,325
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Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$15.50 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,218 - $69,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,007  
Profit Sharing
$495.79 - $2,457  
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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$32,953 - $70,684  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$23.82 - $45.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,007  
   
Profit Sharing
$495.79 - $2,457  
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).
)
$32,953 - $70,684  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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Job Description for Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic

  • Document inspection and test results and maintain a repair log.
  • Inspect aircraft integrity and perform post-maintenance tests.
  • Perform preventative, regularly scheduled, and unexpected maintenance on aircraft.
  • Service aircraft according to all FAA regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic

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Experience Affects Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$50,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Salaries

Troubleshooting
up arrow 34%
National Average
$50,000
Maintenance
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 16%
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