Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician is $21.72
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technicians?
An early career Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.31 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
What Do Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technicians Do?
Aircraft mechanics/service technicians are responsible for all aspects of the care and maintenance of aircraft. They provide both urgent maintenance to address specific issues and continued general care to ensure aircraft remain in good condition.
Aircraft mechanics inspect planes for proper function, including checking hydraulics, electronics, exhaust systems, and landing gear. They ensure proper de-icing before flight, as well as install ancillary equipment such as extra fuel tanks or …Read more
- 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.