Line Service Technician Salary

Line Service Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $12.41 per hour. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Line Service Technicians. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Read More
$20,652 - $51,521
(Median)
$21K
$33K
$52K
MEDIAN: $32,660
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.90 - $19.90
(Median)
$9
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,652 - $51,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
Commission
$1,965  
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).
)
$20,852 - $45,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $19.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.21 - $2.36  
Overtime
$14.90 - $29.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
Commission
$1,965  
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).
)
$20,852 - $45,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 227
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Line Service Technician

The line service technician is a position that is employed exclusively by flight support companies. These companies generally prefer applicants who have a high school diploma or GED and at least a few months of experience, but some are willing to train new workers on the job. Applicants must also have a valid driver's license in the state in which they work.

Read More...

Line Service Technician Tasks

  • Ensure aircraft storage hangars are clean and perform quality assurance checks on fuel.
  • Marshal aircraft arriving and departing ramp areas.
  • Conduct aircraft refueling operations and park arriving aircrafts.
  • Handle baggage, remove trash, and perform other requests.

Line Service Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Line Service Technician


Line Service Technicians flock to Signature Flight Support for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $36K lead the pack in compensation.


Pay by Experience Level for Line Service Technician

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


Line Service Technicians with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $26K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $31K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Line Service Technicians who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Line Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
ADVERTISEMENT