Avionics Mechanic Salary

A sizeable majority of Avionics Mechanics in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $23.00 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$22,669 - $81,270
$23K
$50K
$81K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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50%
90%

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$14.13 - $30.41
$14
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $23.00
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$0$81K
Salary $22,669 - $81,270
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$29,464 - $71,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $14.13 - $30.41
Overtime $23.00
Annual Data $0$71K
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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$29,464 - $71,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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
7%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Avionics Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 13%
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