Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Aircraft Mechanic make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$70,357 / yrTotal Pay
$43,748 / yrBase Pay
$26,609 / yrAdditional Pay

$70,357

 / yr
$39K$129K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Aircraft Mechanic is $70,357 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $43,748 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 $26,609 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. The typical Aircraft Mechanic salary is $43,748. Salaries can range from $39,090 - $128,932. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Aircraft Mechanic in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $70,357.

How accurate does $70,357 look to you?

Your input helps Glassdoor refine our pay estimates over time.

What is the total pay trajectory for Aircraft Mechanic?
$70,357 /yr
Aircraft Mechanic
$71,771 /yr
Senior Aircraft Mechanic
See Full Career Path

Download as data table

What are some related job titles for Aircraft Mechanic?

Some related job titles are Aircraft Maintenance Salaries with median pay of $93,924, Aircraft Maintenance Manager Salaries with median pay of $90,857, Aircraft Sheetmetal Mechanic Salaries with median pay of $82,553, Aviation Maintenance Technician Salaries with median pay of $72,190.

What are total pay estimates for an Aircraft Mechanic at different companies?

Location

or

Find a Specific Employer

Sort:

Company

Average Base Salary in (USD)

Range

Open Jobs

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Aircraft Mechanic

$51,057

 /yr
Range: $22K - $101K

$22K

$101K

$21,782 - $100,568 Range

US Marine Corps
3.9

US Marine Corps

Aircraft Mechanic

$38,457

 /yr
Range: $21K - $97K

$21K

$97K

$20,975 - $97,471 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Aircraft Mechanic

$48,813

 /yr
Range: $25K - $100K

$25K

$100K

$25,013 - $100,000 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Aircraft Mechanic

$51,231

 /yr
Range: $20K - $94K

$20K

$94K

$19,881 - $94,234 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Aircraft Mechanic

$47,950

 /yr
Range: $36K - $77K

$36K

$77K

$35,539 - $76,631 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$16

$52

$16 - $52 Range

DynCorp International
3.8

DynCorp International

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $29 - $49

$29

$49

$29 - $49 Range

Is this salary info helpful?

Let’s pay it forward! The Glassdoor community relies on people like you to share accurate salary info to promote fair compensation everywhere

Share Salary Anonymously
Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$22

$59

$22 - $59 Range

Rush Enterprises
3.3

Rush Enterprises

Aircraft Mechanic

$54,551

 /yr
Range: $48K - $59K

$48K

$59K

$47,979 - $59,135 Range

SkyWest Airlines
3.7

SkyWest Airlines

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $22 - $38

$22

$38

$22 - $38 Range

Ryder System
3.7

Ryder System

Aircraft Mechanic

$57,491

 /yr
Range: $53K - $65K

$53K

$65K

$52,875 - $64,548 Range

L3 Technologies
3.2

L3 Technologies

Aircraft Mechanic

$64,368

 /yr
Range: $51K - $90K

$51K

$90K

$51,487 - $89,977 Range

Hertz
3.1

Hertz

Aircraft Mechanic

$53,124

 /yr
Range: $50K - $62K

$50K

$62K

$49,801 - $62,065 Range

American Airlines
3.9

American Airlines

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $14 - $62

$14

$62

$14 - $62 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Aircraft Mechanic

$61,030

 /yr
Range: $43K - $88K

$43K

$88K

$42,889 - $88,182 Range

M1 Support Services, Lp.
4.0

M1 Support Services, Lp.

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $30 - $49

$30

$49

$30 - $49 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Aircraft Mechanic

$59,965

 /yr
Range: $54K - $83K

$54K

$83K

$53,596 - $83,166 Range

US Department of Defense
4.0

US Department of Defense

Aircraft Mechanic

$63,372

 /yr
Range: $39K - $80K

$39K

$80K

$39,105 - $80,430 Range

ExpressJet Airlines
3.6

ExpressJet Airlines

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $35

$18

$35

$18 - $35 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.4

Delta Air Lines

Aircraft Mechanic

$84,971

 /yr
Range: $43K - $115K

$43K

$115K

$42,765 - $115,126 Range

Download as data table
Viewing 1 - 10 of 5,280

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Helicopter Mechanic in United States of America

Anonymously share your pay info to help the Glassdoor community

Share Salary Anonymously

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Helicopter Mechanic with 4 to 6 years of experience

$33

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Aircraft Maintenance Technician with 10 to 14 years of experience

$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Aircraft Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Aircraft Mechanic with 10 to 14 years of experience

Anonymously share your pay info to help the Glassdoor community

Share Salary Anonymously

$125,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Aircraft Maintenance Technician with 7 to 9 years of experience

$3,200

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Aircraft Structural Maintenance with 4 to 6 years of experience

$39

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Aircraft Maintenance Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$26

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Aircraft Maintenance Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Aircraft Sheetmetal Mechanic with 1 to 3 years of experience

$24

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Aircraft Structures Mechanic with 1 to 3 years of experience

Download as data table

Frequently asked questions about an Aircraft Mechanic salaries

The national average salary for an Aircraft Mechanic is $56,098 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Aircraft Mechanic salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1923 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Aircraft Mechanic employees.

The highest salary for an Aircraft Mechanic in United States is $84,365 per year.

The lowest salary for an Aircraft Mechanic in United States is $37,302 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Aircraft Mechanic or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Aircraft Mechanic.