Mechanic Jet Aircraft Salary

Men make up the majority of Jet Aircraft Mechanics in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $25.44 per hour. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction for Jet Aircraft Mechanics is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,861 - $79,660

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$17.67 - $33.33

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,861 - $79,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
Profit Sharing
$299.50 - $3,097  
Total Pay (?
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$33,533 - $77,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.67 - $33.33  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $50.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
Profit Sharing
$299.50 - $3,097  
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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$33,533 - $77,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Job Description for Mechanic Jet Aircraft

  • Document inspection and test results and maintain a repair log.
  • Inspect aircraft integrity and perform post-maintenance tests.
  • Perform preventative, regularly scheduled, and unexpected maintenance on aircraft.
  • Service aircraft according to all FAA regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic Jet Aircraft

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


Jet Aircraft Mechanics do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $44K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $50K on average. Jet Aircraft Mechanics with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $58K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $61K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Mechanic Jet Aircraft Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 7%
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