Average Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Hourly Pay

$24.02
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,900
Bonus
$2,400
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The average hourly pay for an Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician is $24.02.
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$15.77
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$24.02
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$34.90
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MEDIAN $24.02
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $35
Bonus
$275 - $7,861
Profit Sharing
$498 - $11,635
Total Pay
$32,294 - $80,939

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Job Description for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician

Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Tasks
  • Perform preventative, regularly scheduled, and unexpected maintenance on aircraft.
  • Service aircraft according to all FAA regulations.
  • Document inspection and test results and maintain a repair log.
  • Inspect aircraft integrity and perform post-maintenance tests.

Popular Employer Salaries for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician

The top respondents for the job title Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician are from the companies The Boeing Company, U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Army. Reported salaries are highest at United Airlines, Inc. where the average pay is $37.96. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lockheed Martin Corp and U.S. Army, earning around $30.55 and $30.39, respectively. Northrop Grumman Corporation pays the lowest at around $22.93. The Boeing Company and Aecom Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $23.19 and $27.09, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician
Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic
Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician

Skills in Maintenance, Systems Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting, Composite Materials and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician

An entry-level Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.83 based on 54 salaries. An early career Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.13 based on 424 salaries. A mid-career Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.59 based on 410 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.74 based on 325 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (8.1% more) and Palmdale, California (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (18.7% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,509 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
28.1%
Mid Career
27.2%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
19.6%