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 $23.26 per hour. A strong majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$22,887 - $70,472
(Median)
$23K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,857
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90%

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$14.30 - $31.44
(Median)
$14
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$22,887 - $70,472  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,539  
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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$30,094 - $68,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.30 - $31.44  
   
Overtime
$28.91 - $51.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,539  
   
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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$30,094 - $68,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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 for the relatively untried average out to around $39K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $53K. Avionics Mechanics who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. Avionics Mechanics who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $57K.

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Experience Affects Avionics Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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