How much does a Aircraft Maintenance Technician make?

Updated Jul 24, 2021

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$57,982 /yr
Average Base Pay

969 salaries

$38K

Low

$58K

Average

$89K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Aircraft Maintenance Technician is $57,982 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Aircraft Maintenance Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 969 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Aircraft Maintenance Technician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Aircraft Mechanic$55,014 /yr
L3
Aircraft Mechanic III$71,890 /yr
L4
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US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$48,159

 /yr
Range: $21K - $82K
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$21K

$82K

$20,888 - $82,330 Range

American Airlines
3.9

American Airlines

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $23 - $57

$23

$57

$23 - $57 Range

Republic Services
3.6

Republic Services

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$69,339

 /yr
Range: $65K - $76K

$65K

$76K

$65,301 - $76,466 Range

United Airlines
4.1

United Airlines

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $26 - $61

$26

$61

$26 - $61 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.4

Delta Air Lines

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $19 - $55

$19

$55

$19 - $55 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$41,777

 /yr
Range: $25K - $66K

$25K

$66K

$25,417 - $65,531 Range

Southwest Airlines
4.4

Southwest Airlines

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$73,525

 /yr
Range: $36K - $116K

$36K

$116K

$35,585 - $115,500 Range

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$53,527

 /yr
Range: $49K - $75K

$49K

$75K

$49,088 - $74,502 Range

Endeavor Air
3.6

Endeavor Air

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $14 - $36

$14

$36

$14 - $36 Range

Extended Stay America
3.7

Extended Stay America

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$57,207

 /yr
Range: $55K - $62K

$55K

$62K

$55,038 - $61,697 Range

UPS
3.5

UPS

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$65,402

 /yr
Range: $49K - $143K

$49K

$143K

$48,525 - $143,022 Range

Gulfstream
3.5

Gulfstream

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $22 - $38

$22

$38

$22 - $38 Range

PSA Airlines
3.3

PSA Airlines

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $19 - $26

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

Envoy Air
2.9

Envoy Air

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $16 - $33

$16

$33

$16 - $33 Range

Allegiant Air
4.3

Allegiant Air

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$60,900

 /yr
Range: $51K - $62K

$51K

$62K

$50,817 - $61,705 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$47,955

 /yr
Range: $35K - $75K

$35K

$75K

$34,619 - $75,000 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$66,706

 /yr
Range: $51K - $115K

$51K

$115K

$51,448 - $114,993 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Contractor

$44,078

 /yr
Range: $25K - $344K

$25K

$344K

$24,577 - $344,221 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

$67,999

 /yr
Range: $59K - $94K

$59K

$94K

$59,053 - $93,998 Range

Alaska Airlines
4

Alaska Airlines

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $30 - $52

$30

$52

$30 - $52 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Aircraft Maintenance Technician salaries

The national average salary for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician is $57,982 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Aircraft Maintenance Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 969 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Aircraft Maintenance Technician employees.

The highest salary for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician in United States is $89,473 per year.

The lowest salary for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician in United States is $37,575 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent aircraft maintenance technician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$23
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
An Aircraft Maintenance Technician in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Tampa, FL Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$33
hourly
An Aircraft Maintenance Technician in the Corpus Christi, TX Area area reported making $33 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Corpus Christi, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$99,000
per year
An Aircraft Maintenance Technician in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $99,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
An Aircraft Maintenance Technician in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$36,000
per year
An Aircraft Mechanic, A&P in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $36,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic, A&P in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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