Avionics Mechanic Salary

A sizeable majority of Avionics Mechanics in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $25.30 per hour. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,669 - $81,270
$23K
$50K
$81K
MEDIAN: $50,421
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$15.00 - $30.01
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MEDIAN: $25.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$22,669 - $81,270  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,172 - $70,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $30.01  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Total Pay (?
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$30,172 - $70,467  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Avionics Mechanic

Avionics mechanics, also known as aircraft service/maintenance technicians, are responsible for troubleshooting issues in aircraft, flight surfaces, controls, landing gear, and more. They are tasked with repairing and maintaining quality in electronic systems, such as radio communication, weather radar systems, wiring, and other essential instruments in the operation of aircraft.

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Avionics Mechanic Tasks

  • Install, maintain, test and repair avionic instruments, systems and lines.
  • Update components and systems to meet updated regulations.
  • Maintain equipment required for system upkeep.
  • Update, review and file paperwork and forms.

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Pay by Experience Level for Avionics Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Avionics Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Avionics Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Avionics Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Avionics Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 10 salaries. An Avionics Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Avionics Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Avionics Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 11%
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