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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. A fair number enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Work is enjoyable for Avionics Mechanics, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$23,315 - $69,419
(Median)
$23K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,987
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90%

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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
$23,315 - $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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$29,946 - $68,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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).
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$29,946 - $68,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $41K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $52K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Avionics Mechanics make a median salary of $60K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $54K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Avionics Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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: 63% employee benefits None: 17%