Average Aviation Maintenance Technician Hourly Pay

$24.69
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$1,474
Bonus
$4,500
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The average hourly pay for an Aviation Maintenance Technician is $24.69.
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$15.66
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$16 - $37
Bonus
$206 - $7,272
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$140 - $17,000
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$34,924 - $87,753
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What Do Aviation Maintenance Technicians Do?

Aviation Maintenance Technician Tasks
  • Inspect, maintain, repair, and replace equipment and technical apparatus of aircraft.
  • Perform general cleaning and upkeep of hangar, equipment, and tools.
  • Document maintenance, repairs, and status changes as directed by the FAA.
  • Assess all aspects of aircraft and equipment for airworthiness and FAA compliance.

Job Satisfaction for Aviation Maintenance Technician

4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Aviation Maintenance Technician

The top respondents for the job title Aviation Maintenance Technician are from the companies Delta Air Lines Inc, The Boeing Company and American Airlines. Reported salaries are highest at American Airlines where the average pay is $42.99. Delta Air Lines Inc pays the lowest at around $26.92.

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What Are Popular Skills for Aviation Maintenance Technicians?

Skills in Maintenance, Systems Troubleshooting, System Repair and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Avionics.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aviation Maintenance Technicians?

An entry-level Aviation Maintenance Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.71 based on 19 salaries. An early career Aviation Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.55 based on 104 salaries. A mid-career Aviation Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.27 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Aviation Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.12 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Aviation Maintenance Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 41.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (21.5% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (29.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (21.1% less) and Houston, Texas (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 329 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
31.6%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
21.9%