Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Salary

An Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic earns an average wage of $23.06 per hour.

$35,088 - $82,113
$35K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $55,773
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50%
90%

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$16.47 - $32.86
$16
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $23.59
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$0$82K
Salary $35,088 - $82,113
Bonus $302.01 - $5,034
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $15,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,755 - $76,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 300
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $16.47 - $32.86
Hourly Tips $0.48
Overtime $24.65 - $49.82
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $302.01 - $5,034
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $15,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,755 - $76,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,110

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Job Description for Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic

An aircraft and powerplant (A&P) mechanic works on the airframe and engine sections of commercial and private airplanes. They normally do not work on the telemetry, electronics, and other computer-related gear in the cockpit.

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Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic 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.

Common Career Paths for Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic


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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 624 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 395 salaries. An experienced Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 382 salaries. An Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 339 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,162

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Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic?

Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic in Bridgeport:
"A&P Mechanic, 2 years experience."
Pros: Always something different. Challenging.
Cons: High amount of responsibility and work for an amount of pay that is less than desirable.

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Key Stats for Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Salaries

▲17%

▲10%

National Average
$52,000

▼1%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Salaries

Sheetmetal
▲5%

▲1%

Sheet metal
▼0%

National Average
$52,000


Maintenance
▼2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼3%

Team Leadership
▼3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼4%

Gas Turbine
▼9%

hydraulics
▼15%

System Repair
▼19%

Troubleshooting
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 18%
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