Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Aircraft Maintenance Technician make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$65,291 / yrTotal Pay
$60,785 / yrBase Pay
$4,506 / yrAdditional Pay

$65,291

 / yr
$45K$96K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Aircraft Maintenance Technician is $65,291 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $60,785 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,506 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Aircraft Mechanic

$56,308 /yr
Aircraft Mechanic
$65,980 /yr
Senior Aircraft Mechanic
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Related Job Titles

For Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Some related job titles are Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Salaries with median pay of $95,346, Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Salaries with median pay of $79,059, Aircraft Mechanic Salaries with median pay of $56,308, Aviation Maintenance Manager Salaries with median pay of $73,199.

Top Paying Companies

For an Aircraft Maintenance Technician in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician in United States. Employers include Thales, Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

1
Thales
$92,233/yr

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US Air Force
4.1
Aircraft Maintenance TechnicianSee 241 salaries from all locations

$64,343

 / yr

$35

 / hr

$33

 / hr

$41

 / hr

$69,573

 / yr

$30

 / hr

$65,446

 / yr

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Boeing
3.8
Aircraft Maintenance TechnicianSee 36 salaries from all locations

$42

 / hr

$31

 / hr

$80,199

 / yr

$31

 / hr

$71,096

 / yr

$35

 / hr
US Navy
3.7
Aircraft Maintenance TechnicianSee 25 salaries from all locations

$70,173

 / yr

$32

 / hr
UPS
3.5
Aircraft Maintenance TechnicianSee 22 salaries from all locations

$69,373

 / yr

$31

 / hr

$32

 / hr
JetBlue
3.8
Aircraft Maintenance TechnicianSee 19 salaries from all locations

$35

 / hr

$54,172

 / yr
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Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Aircraft Mechanic

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$5,200

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Helicopter Mechanic

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$53,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Aircraft Mechanic

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$43,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Tactical Aircraft Maintenance (2A3x3)

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$3,497

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Aircraft Mechanic

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$33

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Fixed Wing Aircraft Mechanic

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$30,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Aircraft Mechanic

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$45,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Aircraft Mechanic

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$4,500

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Aircraft Maintenance Technician

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$35

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Aircraft Maintenance Technician pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician is $60,785 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Aircraft Maintenance Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2050 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Aircraft Maintenance Technician employees.

The highest salary for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician in United States is $87,927 per year.

The lowest salary for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician in United States is $42,021 per year.

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