$48,204
Avg. Salary
$22.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,531

Bonus

$2,150

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Aviation Mechanic is $22.48 per hour.

The average pay for an Aviation Mechanic is $48,204 per year.

10%
$16.42
10%
$22.48
50%
$32.64
90%
90%
MEDIAN $22.48
10%
$24k
10%
$48k
50%
$78k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $48,204
$23,678 - $77,621
$24K
$48K
$78K
MEDIAN: $48,204
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$16.42 - $32.64
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MEDIAN: $22.48
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$0$77K
Salary $23,678 - $77,621
Bonus $1,210 - $19,489
Profit Sharing $2,150
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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$29,319 - $75,879
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 177
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $16.42 - $32.64
Overtime $24.68 - $49.83
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $1,210 - $19,489
Profit Sharing $2,150
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).
)
$29,319 - $75,879
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 203

Job Description for Aviation Mechanic

An aviation mechanic is a person who typically can be found working at an airport, although airplane manufacturing facilities may have this position available as well. The mechanic is typically employed either by the airport itself or a commercial freight or passenger airline. The primary role of the mechanic is to help ensure the safe operation of all planes under his or her care. This involves performing pre- and post-flight inspections of all aircraft, as well as executing regular maintenance and repairs as necessary.

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Aviation 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.

Aviation Mechanic Pay By Employer

$0$71K

U.S. Navy
32 profiles
$46,731

Common Career Paths for Aviation Mechanic


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Aviation Mechanics who become Aircraft and Powerplant Mechanics position may earn slightly higher salaries. The median income for that position is $51K per year.

Aviation Mechanic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Aviation Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Aviation Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Aviation Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 103 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aviation Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Aviation Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 51 salaries. An Aviation Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 31 salaries.

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Key Stats for Aviation Mechanic

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Aviation Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 16%