Avionics Technician Salary

The average wage for an Avionics Technician is $22.76 per hour. A skill in System Testing is associated with high pay for this job.
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$24,285 - $75,071
$24K
$47K
$75K
MEDIAN: $47,296
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50%
90%

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$15.87 - $31.17
$16
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.37
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50%
90%

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$0$75K
Salary $24,285 - $75,071
Bonus $250.00 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $1,965
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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$30,383 - $71,835
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 288
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.87 - $31.17
Hourly Tips $2.00
Overtime $23.29 - $45.76
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $250.00 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $1,965
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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$30,383 - $71,835
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 504

Job Description for Avionics Technician

A typical avionics technician will be responsible for repairing and maintaining electronic systems in an aircraft, such as radio communication, aircraft navigation, weather radar systems, engine controls, and any other electronic instruments involved with the operation of an aircraft. An avionics technician will also be required to perform troubleshooting on electronic parts until a diagnosis is reached. Many times, the avionics technician will be required to fabricate and repair the needed parts, including items such as circuit breakers, switch panels, and junction boxes.

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Avionics Technician Tasks

  • Assemble, install, modify, troubleshoot and repair avionics components and electrical systems.
  • Fabricate, solder, route and install wiring assemblies and electrical components.
  • Document aircraft maintenance for record keeping in accordance with company policy and applicable laws and statutes.

Common Career Paths for Avionics Technician


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Pay by Experience Level for Avionics Technician

Pay by Experience for an Avionics Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Avionics Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 314 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Avionics Technician 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 322 salaries. An experienced Avionics Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 218 salaries. An Avionics Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 100 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,829

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Avionics Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Avionics Technician?

Avionics Technician in Cleveland:
Pros: Positive co-workers, experience.
Cons: Stress level, culture, resources.

Avionics Technician in Miami:
"Growing."
Pros: I get experience with OJT,
Cons: Low income.

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Key Stats for Avionics Technician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 148 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Avionics Technician Salaries

▲15%

▲11%

National Average
$50,000

▼4%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Avionics Technician Salaries

System Testing
▲18%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▲1%

National Average
$50,000


Avionics
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 15%