The average salary for an Early-Career Aircraft Electrician with Electronic Troubleshooting skills is $25,434.
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Job Description for Aircraft Electrician
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 el…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Aircraft Electrician
Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and Avionics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance and Electronic Equipment Installation.
Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Electrician
A mid-career Aircraft Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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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