Line Service Technician Salary (United States)

Male Line Service Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $12.26 per hour in the United States. Pay begins at $9.72 per hour on the low end and climbs to $17.67 near the top. Health benefits are not claimed by all—about a quarter lack any form of coverage—but most have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Though the majority of Line Service Technicians do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Line Service Technician Salary (?
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$20,000 - $57,000
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57K
MEDIAN: $35,113
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Line Service Technician Salary (?
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$9.72 - $17.67
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,000 - $57,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
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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$20,601 - $41,661  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $17.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $1.23  
Overtime
$14.59 - $24.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
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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$20,601 - $41,661  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Job Description for Line Service Technician

  • 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.
Line Service Technicians generally obtain higher salaries for more plentiful past experience. At career start, salaries are typically $25K, which grows to $30K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $35K. Salaries tend to grow less rapidly after achieving 20 years of experience, with more senior Line Service Technicians earning an average of $40K per year. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 12 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 12 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 6 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

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Experience Affects Line Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
Experienced
up arrow 30%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 23%
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