Average Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Hourly Pay

$24.57
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$1,900
Bonus
$2,000
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The average hourly pay for an Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician is $24.57.
10%
$16.18
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$24.57
90%
$35.12
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $35
Bonus
$245 - $7,803
Profit Sharing
$499 - $10,213
Total Pay
$32,972 - $81,295
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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.

Job Satisfaction for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician

3.8 out of 5
(252)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician are from the companies The Boeing Company, U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Army where the average pay is $31.07. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lockheed Martin Corp and U.S. Air Force (USAF), earning around $30.55 and $30.00, respectively. Northrop Grumman Corporation pays the lowest at around $22.94. The Boeing Company and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $25.11 and $27.00, respectively.

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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 $18.16 based on 56 salaries. An early career Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.67 based on 400 salaries. A mid-career Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.94 based on 391 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.99 based on 296 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 San Diego, California earn an average of 6.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Palmdale, California (5.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (26.2% less), Wichita, Kansas (18.6% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (12.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,419 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
28.2%
Mid Career
27.6%
Experienced
20.9%
Late Career
19.5%