Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Aircraft Electrician is $27.59
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Electricians?
An early career Aircraft Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.30 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Aircraft Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.55 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Aircraft …Read more
What Do Aircraft Electricians Do?
An aircraft electrician can be found in two separate jobs, both having to do with the extensive, complex electronics systems on commercial planes, private prop models, and everything in between. Aircraft manufacturers will use aircraft electricians to correctly install and test electrical systems during the building of a plane. These highly specialized aircraft technicians can also be found working for airlines, airports, or other airplane maintenance companies. In this capacity, the aircraft …Read more
- Study and understand electrical schematics.
- Install and maintain aircraft electrical systems and components.
- Inspect, test, repair, and modify electrical wiring, systems and components in aircraft.