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Mechanic Jet Aircraft Salary

Male Jet Aircraft Mechanics number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $25.39 per hour in the United States. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$30,011 - $80,667
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$81K
MEDIAN: $49,579
10%
50%
90%

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$16.62 - $33.68
(Median)
$17
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,011 - $80,667  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,736  
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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$32,810 - $77,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.62 - $33.68  
   
Overtime
$1.61 - $50.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,736  
   
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).
)
$32,810 - $77,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Jet Aircraft Mechanics. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $49K. Jet Aircraft Mechanics bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. Jet Aircraft Mechanics who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $61K on average.

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Experience Affects Mechanic Jet Aircraft Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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