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 $22.31 per hour. Most Avionics Mechanics report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a large number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$23,315 - $69,419
(Median)
$23K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,785
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$13.91 - $31.73
(Median)
$14
$22
$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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$29,946 - $68,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $31.73  
   
Overtime
$25.50 - $51.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$29,946 - $68,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 $53K. For Avionics Mechanics, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $58K. 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 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 15%
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