Mechanic Jet Aircraft Salary

A sizeable majority of Jet Aircraft Mechanics in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $25.27 per hour. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,800 - $81,147
(Median)
$28K
$49K
$81K
MEDIAN: $48,894
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90%

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$16.29 - $32.93
(Median)
$16
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$27,800 - $81,147  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$32,289 - $77,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.29 - $32.93  
   
Overtime
$1.86 - $49.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$32,289 - $77,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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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.


For Jet Aircraft Mechanics, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $43K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $49K. Jet Aircraft Mechanics see a median salary of $58K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $61K.

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Experience Affects Mechanic Jet Aircraft Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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