A Mechanic Aircraft earns an average wage of $23.09 per hour. A skill in Avionics is associated with high pay for this job.
Mechanic Aircraft Total Pay (?
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$26,458 - $69,173
(Median)
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36K
48K
60K
69K
MEDIAN: $48,133
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Mechanic Aircraft Total Pay (?
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$15.44 - $30.76
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19
23
27
31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,458 - $69,173  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
Profit Sharing
$11.75 - $1,750  
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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$31,739 - $71,471  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 558
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.44 - $30.76  
   
Overtime
$19.64 - $45.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$11.75 - $1,750  
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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$31,739 - $71,471  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 558
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Job Description for Mechanic Aircraft
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic Aircraft
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Atlanta
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National Average
$51,000
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Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Mechanic Aircraft Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$51,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Mechanic Aircraft Salaries

Avionics
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National Average
$51,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%
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