Average Mechanic Aircraft Hourly Pay

$26.11
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$1,553
Bonus
$4,500
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The average hourly pay for a Mechanic Aircraft is $26.11.
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$16.38
MEDIAN
$26.11
90%
$36.74
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $37
Bonus
$301 - $17,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4,500
Total Pay
$35,500 - $82,005
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What Do Mechanic Aircrafts Do?

Mechanic Aircraft Tasks
  • Examine and inspect aircraft components to locate problems.
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications.
  • Perform preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections.
  • Maintain, repair, and rebuild aircraft structures, functional components, and parts.
  • Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance.

Job Satisfaction for Mechanic Aircraft

3.4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanic Aircraft

The top respondents for the job title Mechanic Aircraft are from the companies The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation and American Airlines. Reported salaries are highest at American Airlines where the average pay is $45.72. Northrop Grumman Corporation pays the lowest at around $19.43.

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanic Aircrafts?

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and Manufacturing Fabrication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Composite Materials, Avionics and Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic Aircrafts?

An entry-level Mechanic Aircraft with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.89 based on 10 salaries. An early career Mechanic Aircraft with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.46 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Mechanic Aircraft with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.22 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Mechanic Aircraft with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.70 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Mechanic Aircraft in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (14.9% less), Dallas, Texas (4.3% less) and Seattle, Washington (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 278 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
24.1%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
27.7%