Avionics Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Avionics Engineer is $88,823 per year.

$65,234 - $121,374
$65K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,823
10%
50%
90%

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$36.36 - $72.33
$54
MEDIAN: $53.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,234 - $121,374  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$65,480 - $130,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$53.50  
   
Overtime
$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$65,480 - $130,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Avionics Engineer

Avionics engineers are employed primarily by companies which work with aircraft and aviation. Employers generally search for applicants who have Bachelor's degrees, generally in Aeronautics, Aviation Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. Some require as many as five years of experience, but others will accept a combination of education and experience, and some organizations accept experience and training without higher education. Training and certification provided by the Federal Aviation Administration should be obtained by all aspiring avionics engineers. The job will mostly take place in/around aircraft hangars and other areas where aircraft are stored. Those in this position should have an exceptional understanding of computers, and may need to know some basic programming for certain software components. However, they will generally be tasked with installing and maintaining various components of an aircraft, such as navigation systems, autopilot, entertainment, and communications array. They may also help develop and design new components, such as computer-related parts or other systems to be installed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Avionics Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Avionics Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Avionics Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Avionics Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Avionics Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 26 salaries. An Avionics Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Avionics Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Avionics Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$91,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Avionics Engineer Salaries


Avionics
▲6%

Systems Engineering
▼0%

National Average
$91,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 9%