The average hourly pay for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician in Los Angeles, California is $25.49.
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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Aircraft maintenance technicians (AMTs) perform a variety of repairs and inspections on aircraft. To perform these repairs, AMTs use tools such as volt meters, wrenches, hammers, clamps, screwdrivers, and wire cutters, among others. These professionals work as part of a team that includes aircraft engineers, pilots, part suppliers, aircraft repairmen, security personnel, and aviation managers. AMTs work in both the private sector and for government agencies, including the military. Technicians m…Read more
Aircraft Maintenance Technician Tasks
- Validate work completed on aircraft and maintain logs regarding repair and maintenance.
- Keep work areas clean and safe in adherence to established safety policies.
- Rebuild, maintain, and repair aircraft components and systems.
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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Technician
An early career Aircraft Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.50 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.50 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
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Employees with Aircraft Maintenance Technician in their job title in Tulsa, Oklahoma earn an average of 36.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (33.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (26.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (13.7% less).
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