$54,609
Avg. Salary
$22.92
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,350

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Aviation Maintenance Technician is $22.92 per hour.

The average pay for an Aviation Maintenance Technician is $54,609 per year.

10%
$15.35
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$22.92
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$36.57
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MEDIAN $22.92
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$31k
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$55k
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$96k
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MEDIAN $54,609
$30,906 - $96,078
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$96K
MEDIAN: $54,609
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$0$96K
Salary $30,906 - $96,078
Bonus $204 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,100 - $21,945
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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$33,007 - $90,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 140
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $15.35 - $36.57
Overtime $20.86 - $52.88
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $204 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,100 - $21,945
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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$33,007 - $90,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 211

Job Description for Aviation Maintenance Technician

Aviation maintenance technicians work primarily for airlines and aircraft repair companies and work with a variety of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical components. Careful preventive and predictive maintenance must be carried out periodically, and it's important to ensure that calibration and other test equipment is working properly. Potential hazards should also be identified and resolved, and flight conditions are occasionally simulated when testing equipment.

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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.

Aviation Maintenance Technician Pay By Employer

$0$95K

$81,536

$92,154

Common Career Paths for Aviation Maintenance Technician


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Pay by Experience Level for Aviation Maintenance Technician

Pay by Experience for an Aviation Maintenance Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Aviation Maintenance Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aviation Maintenance Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Aviation Maintenance Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 38 salaries. An Aviation Maintenance Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 45 salaries.

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Key Stats for Aviation Maintenance Technician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Aviation Maintenance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Aviation Maintenance Technician Salaries

Avionics
▲30%

Maintenance
▲7%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 15%