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Avionics Mechanic Salary

Men make up the majority of Avionics Mechanics in the United States, bringing in about $21.97 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Avionics Mechanics, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$22,846 - $69,133
(Median)
$23K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,361
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50%
90%

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$13.91 - $31.73
(Median)
$14
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$22,846 - $69,133  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,780  
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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$25,131 - $68,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $31.73  
   
Overtime
$28.91 - $51.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,780  
   
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).
)
$25,131 - $68,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Avionics Mechanic

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Avionics Mechanic

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $52K. Avionics Mechanics claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $60K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $54K on average.

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Experience Affects Avionics Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 17%
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