Men make up the majority of Jet Aircraft Mechanics in the United States, bringing in about $25.09 per hour. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Jet Aircraft Mechanics enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,036 - $85,570
$26K
$49K
$86K
MEDIAN: $48,980
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50%
90%

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$16.80 - $34.90
$17
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.09
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$26,036 - $85,570  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,154 - $78,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$16.80 - $34.90  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $64.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$29,154 - $78,104  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Mechanic Jet Aircraft

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

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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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $41K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. Jet Aircraft Mechanics bring in $62K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $64K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Mechanic Jet Aircraft

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
032
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Mechanic Jet Aircraft Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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