Helicopter Mechanic Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Helicopter Mechanic is $58,712 per year.
Helicopter Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$32,339 - $93,258
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MEDIAN: $58,712
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Helicopter Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$18.71 - $31.11
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$32,339 - $93,258  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,606  
Total Pay (?
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$36,955 - $81,670  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.71 - $31.11  
   
Overtime
$26.43 - $59.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $3,606  
   
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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$36,955 - $81,670  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Job Description for Helicopter 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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Helicopter Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$56,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%
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Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
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