Helicopter Mechanic Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Helicopter Mechanic is $58,239 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Helicopter Mechanic Salary (?
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$36,026 - $92,617
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,238
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Helicopter Mechanic Salary (?
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$18.42 - $30.99
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,026 - $92,617  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
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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$38,290 - $78,971  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.42 - $30.99  
   
Overtime
$26.53 - $58.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
   
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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$38,290 - $78,971  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Helicopter Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Helicopter Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$56,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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