Aviation Mechanic Salary (United States)

An Aviation Mechanic earns an average wage of $21.54 per hour.
Aviation Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$25,599 - $72,879
(Median)
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56K
73K
MEDIAN: $46,014
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Aviation Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$14.72 - $30.41
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,599 - $72,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,548  
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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$29,064 - $70,345  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$17.87 - $41.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,548  
   
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).
)
$29,064 - $70,345  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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Job Description for Aviation 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 Aviation Mechanic

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

Experience Affects Aviation Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 14%
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