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Avionics Mechanic Salary

Men account for the majority of Avionics Mechanics in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $21.97 per hour. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Avionics Mechanics report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,767 - $69,419
(Median)
$23K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,608
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$13.91 - $31.73
(Median)
$14
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$22,767 - $69,419  
   
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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$24,995 - $68,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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 (?
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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).
)
$24,995 - $68,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $38K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $52K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Avionics Mechanics make $60K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Avionics Mechanics report making only $54K on average.

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Experience Affects Avionics Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 17%
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