A Mechanic Aircraft earns an average wage of $24.57 per hour. A skill in Avionics is associated with high pay for this job.
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$33,850 - $86,608
(Median)
$34K
$59K
$87K
MEDIAN: $59,032
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90%

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$15.27 - $33.99
(Median)
$15
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,850 - $86,608  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
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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$33,363 - $80,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.27 - $33.99  
   
Overtime
$19.27 - $46.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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).
)
$33,363 - $80,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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Job Description for Mechanic Aircraft

Aircraft mechanics typically work closely with other aircraft staff to keep them informed of a given plane's status. They often perform repairs on aircraft that have been damaged during flight, as well as general maintenance depending on what a plane may need. They also keep an eye on parts which are known to break easily, and generally maintain the aircraft's electrical, mechanical and structural integrity.

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Mechanic Aircraft Tasks

  • Maintain, repair, and rebuild aircraft structures, functional components, and parts.
  • Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance.
  • Perform preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections.
  • Examine and inspect aircraft components to locate problems.
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic Aircraft

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

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Experience Affects Mechanic Aircraft Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Mechanic Aircraft Salaries

up arrow 10%

Maintenance
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National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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