Flight Mechanic Salary

The average rate for a Flight Mechanic is $25.99 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$12.00 - $34.88
(Median)
$12
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $34.88  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.50  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,434 - $77,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Flight Mechanic

  • Document inspection and test results and maintain a repair log.
  • Inspect aircraft integrity and perform post-maintenance tests.
  • Perform preventative, regularly scheduled, and unexpected maintenance on aircraft.
  • Service aircraft according to all FAA regulations.

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Experience Affects Flight Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None:
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