An Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic earns an average wage of $21.56 per hour. A skill in Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.
Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$30,410 - $75,695
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76K
MEDIAN: $48,792
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Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$15.21 - $29.30
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,410 - $75,695  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,039  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $5,960  
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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$32,027 - $71,640  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $29.30  
   
Overtime
$21.47 - $44.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,039  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $5,960  
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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$32,027 - $71,640  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Job Description for Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$50,000
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Experience Affects Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Salaries

Troubleshooting
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National Average
$50,000
Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 41 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%
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