Line Service Technician Salary

Male Line Service Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $12.38 per hour in the United States. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.81 per hour to $19.79. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Most Line Service Technicians are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,875 - $50,335

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$9.81 - $19.79

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,875 - $50,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,788  
Total Pay (?
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$20,655 - $44,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $19.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $2.45  
Overtime
$14.70 - $30.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,788  
   
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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$20,655 - $44,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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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.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Line Service Technician

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $25K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $31K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Line Service Technicians make a median salary of $41K. Line Service Technicians who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $39K.

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Experience Affects Line Service Technician Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 25%
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