Avionics Mechanic Salary

Men make up the majority of Avionics Mechanics in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $22.70 per hour. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Avionics Mechanics, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$23,315 - $69,419
(Median)
$23K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,785
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$14.09 - $31.58
(Median)
$14
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$23,315 - $69,419  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$30,184 - $68,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $31.58  
   
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 - $1,939  
   
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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$30,184 - $68,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $53K. Avionics Mechanics who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $58K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $56K.

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Experience Affects Avionics Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 14%
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