The average wage for an Avionics Technician is $22.58 per hour. A skill in System Testing is associated with high pay for this job.
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$24,920 - $70,275
(Median)
$25K
$46K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,044
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$15.75 - $29.81
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,920 - $70,275  
   
Bonus
$20.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$30,457 - $68,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.75 - $29.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$20.83 - $42.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$20.00 - $5,000  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$30,457 - $68,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 495
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Job Description for Avionics Technician

A typical avionics technician will be responsible for repairing and maintaining electronic systems in an aircraft, such as radio communication, aircraft navigation, weather radar systems, engine controls, and any other electronic instruments involved with the operation of an aircraft. An avionics technician will also be required to perform troubleshooting on electronic parts until a diagnosis is reached. Many times, the avionics technician will be required to fabricate and repair the needed parts, including items such as circuit breakers, switch panels, and junction boxes.

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Avionics Technician Tasks

  • Document aircraft maintenance for record keeping in accordance with company policy and applicable laws and statutes.
  • Fabricate, solder, route and install wiring assemblies and electrical components.
  • Assemble, install, modify, troubleshoot and repair avionics components and electrical systems.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,882

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Experience Affects Avionics Technician Salaries



National Average
$49,000



Skills That Affect Avionics Technician Salaries

System Testing
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Avionics
0%

Systems Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$49,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Electronic Equipment Installation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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