The average salary for an Aircraft Maintenance Manager is $82,947.
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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Manager
The aircraft maintenance manager oversees maintenance employees, ensuring that work is completed and that effective quality control practices are in place. They also perform maintenance jobs in addition to overseeing maintenance operations. Maintenance managers also administer training to employees, as well as develop innovative solutions to make aircraft maintenance processes more efficient and effective. The maintenance manager may contribute to changes in their company's maintenance manual. A…Read more
Aircraft Maintenance Manager Tasks
- Diagnose aircraft maintenance issues and provide cost estimates for repairs and modifications.
- Supervise aircraft maintenance, modifications, and repairs.
- Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure adequate working conditions.
- Monitor employees' work levels and review work performance.
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Popular Skills for Aircraft Maintenance Manager
Skills in Maintenance, People Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Manager
An early career Aircraft Maintenance Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,035 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Aircraft Maintenance Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,152 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Maintenance Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,095 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,093.
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Employees with Aircraft Maintenance Manager in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 32.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.5% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (16.4% more).
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