Aviation Maintenance Technician Salary (United States)

An Aviation Maintenance Technician earns an average wage of $21.77 per hour.
Aviation Maintenance Technician Salary (?
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$24,468 - $93,733
(Median)
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37K
54K
74K
94K
MEDIAN: $54,076
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Aviation Maintenance Technician Salary (?
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$13.57 - $38.00
(Median)
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38
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$24,468 - $93,733  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,750  
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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$27,802 - $98,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $38.00  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $52.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,750  
   
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).
)
$27,802 - $98,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Aviation Maintenance Technician

  • Document maintenance, repairs, and status changes as directed by the FAA.
  • Assess all aspects of aircraft and equipment for airworthiness and FAA compliance.
  • Inspect, maintain, repair, and replace equipment and technical apparatus of aircraft.
  • Perform general cleaning and upkeep of hangar, equipment, and tools.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aviation Maintenance Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Aviation Maintenance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%
Experienced
up arrow 37%
National Average
$51,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 6%
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