The average salary for an Avionics Engineer is $90,211 per year.

$66,064 - $122,192
(Median)
$66K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,211
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$32.14 - $72.33
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,064 - $122,192  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
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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$65,862 - $131,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$42.00  
   
Overtime
$70.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
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).
)
$65,862 - $131,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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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Experience Affects Avionics Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Avionics Engineer Salaries


Avionics
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National Average
$92,000

Systems Engineering
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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