Average Mid-Career Aircraft Electrician Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Aircraft Electrician is $43,325.
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Job Description for Aircraft Electrician

Aircraft Electrician Tasks
  • 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Aircraft Electrician

The top respondents for the job title Aircraft Electrician are from the companies U.S. Air Force (USAF), U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Army where the average pay is $45,000. U.S. Navy pays the lowest at around $32,500.

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Popular Skills for Aircraft Electrician

Skills in Avionics, Systems Troubleshooting and Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Electrician

An early career Aircraft Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29,001 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,869 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,466.

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