$57,697
Avg. Salary
$25.11
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mechanic Aircraft is $25.11 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanic Aircraft is $57,697 per year.

10%
$15.87
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$25.11
50%
$35.39
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MEDIAN $25.11
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$33k
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$58k
50%
$88k
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MEDIAN $57,697
$33,138 - $88,066
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$88K
MEDIAN: $57,697
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$15.87 - $35.39
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$0$88K
Salary $33,138 - $88,066
Bonus $199 - $4,027
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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$34,731 - $81,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 93
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $15.87 - $35.39
Overtime $20.13 - $53.00
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $199 - $4,027
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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$34,731 - $81,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 265

Job Description for Mechanic Aircraft

Aircraft mechanics typically work closely with other aircraft staff to keep them informed of a given plane's status. They often perform repairs on aircraft that have been damaged during flight, as well as general maintenance depending on what a plane may need. They also keep an eye on parts which are known to break easily, and generally maintain the aircraft's electrical, mechanical and structural integrity.

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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.

Mechanic Aircraft Pay By Employer

$0$72K

$51,000

$60,248

Common Career Paths for Mechanic Aircraft


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Aircraft Mechanics' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Corporate Aircraft Mechanic. On average, Corporate Aircraft Mechanics get paid about the same as Aircraft Mechanics do. A lot of Aircraft Mechanics advance their careers by becoming Jet Aircraft Mechanics and Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics. However, those positions offer $1K less and $7K less per year on average.

Mechanic Aircraft Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic Aircraft

Pay by Experience for a Mechanic Aircraft has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanic Aircraft with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanic Aircraft with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Mechanic Aircraft which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 72 salaries. A Mechanic Aircraft with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 69 salaries.

Mechanic Aircraft Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanic Aircraft?

Mechanic Aircraft in Jacksonville:
"Good to work in Jacksonville."
Pros: People are nice. Weather is great. Sunny every day.
Cons: Traffic.

Mechanic Aircraft in Miami:
"A different company."
The industry is changing. There will be more technicians needed. Beware of outsourcing.

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Key Stats for Mechanic Aircraft

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Mechanic Aircraft Salaries

▲12%

▼0%

National Average
$55,000

▼2%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Mechanic Aircraft Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%