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Line Service Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Line Service Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $12.35 per hour nationwide. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.80 per hour, and the top verges on $18.57. Although one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$20,875 - $57,345
(Median)
$21K
$34K
$57K
MEDIAN: $33,725
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$9.80 - $18.57
(Median)
$9
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,875 - $57,345  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$20,654 - $44,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $18.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $1.66  
Overtime
$14.70 - $24.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$20,654 - $44,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 183

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $25K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $31K on average. Line Service Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Line Service Technicians who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $40K.

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Experience Affects Line Service Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%
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