Average Aircraft Electrician with Electronic Troubleshooting Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Aircraft Electrician with Electronic Troubleshooting skills is $39,883.
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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. Navy and U.S. Army. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Army where the average pay is $45,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Air Force (USAF), earning around $42,268. U.S. Navy pays the lowest at around $25,434. United States Navy also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $36,973.

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Popular Skills for Aircraft Electrician

Skills in Avionics, Systems Troubleshooting, Electronic Equipment Installation, System Repair and Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $25,434 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Aircraft Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,825 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,064 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,318.

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Employees with Aircraft Electrician in their job title in Virginia Beach, Virginia earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (37.3% less) and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (9.7% less).

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