Aircraft Mechanic Salary in the US

$55,670
per year
per month
$4,640
per month
per year

Aircraft Mechanic - Average Salary

The average salary for an Aircraft Mechanic is $55,670 per year ($4,640 per month), which is $2,180 (+4%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
An Aircraft Mechanic can expect an average starting salary of $32,480. The highest salaries can exceed $95,490.
$32,480
Low
$55,670
Average salary
$95,490
High
$2,710
Low
$4,640
Average salary
$7,960
High

Aircraft Mechanic Salary Range

Low
$32,480
Average salary
$55,670
Senior
$64,370
High
$95,490
Low
$2,710
Average salary
$4,640
Senior
$5,360
High
$7,960

Aircraft Mechanic - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Lockheed Martin Aircraft Mechanic$69K/year
+24% 
Boeing Aircraft Mechanic$69K/year
+23% 
United Airlines Aircraft Mechanic$64K/year
+15% 
Aircraft Structural Mechanic$64K/year
+14% 
Air Force Aircraft Mechanic$63K/year
+13% 
Delta Airlines Aircraft Mechanic$62K/year
+12% 
UPS Aircraft Mechanic$58K/year
+4% 
Fedex Aircraft Mechanic$57K/year
+2% 

Aircraft Mechanic - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Aircraft Mechanic with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $35,680 per year. A mid level Aircraft Mechanic with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $45,630, while a Senior Aircraft Mechanic with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $65,870. Aircraft Mechanics with more than 20 years of experience earn $67,340 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Aircraft Mechanic

Late Career▲ +21%
Senior▲ +18%
Average Salary$55,670/year
Mid Level▼ -18%
Entry Level▼ -36%

Gender Breakdown

Female
7%
Male
93%

Aircraft Mechanic - Jobs by Location

Aircraft Mechanic - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Aircraft Mechanic jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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