How much does a Aircraft Mechanic make?

Updated Oct 7, 2021

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$56,098 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,923 salaries

$37K

Low

$56K

Average

$84K

High

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

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Aircraft Mechanic$56,098 /yr
L3
Aircraft Mechanic III$72,477 /yr
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US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Aircraft Mechanic

$50,000

 /yr
Range: $21K - $97K
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$21K

$97K

$20,848 - $96,602 Range

US Marine Corps
3.9

US Marine Corps

Aircraft Mechanic

$36,679

 /yr
Range: $20K - $93K

$20K

$93K

$20,083 - $93,326 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Aircraft Mechanic

$46,097

 /yr
Range: $34K - $73K

$34K

$73K

$34,028 - $73,372 Range

Rush Enterprises
3.4

Rush Enterprises

Aircraft Mechanic

$52,231

 /yr
Range: $46K - $57K

$46K

$57K

$45,939 - $56,620 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Aircraft Mechanic

$50,010

 /yr
Range: $19K - $80K

$19K

$80K

$19,036 - $80,386 Range

DynCorp International
3.8

DynCorp International

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $28 - $47

$28

$47

$28 - $47 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Aircraft Mechanic

$45,915

 /yr
Range: $24K - $86K

$24K

$86K

$23,949 - $85,572 Range

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Ryder System
3.6

Ryder System

Aircraft Mechanic

$55,046

 /yr
Range: $51K - $62K

$51K

$62K

$50,627 - $61,803 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Aircraft Mechanic

$65,866

 /yr
Range: $46K - $106K

$46K

$106K

$46,200 - $106,280 Range

L3 Technologies
3.2

L3 Technologies

Aircraft Mechanic

$61,630

 /yr
Range: $49K - $86K

$49K

$86K

$49,297 - $86,151 Range

Hertz
3

Hertz

Aircraft Mechanic

$50,865

 /yr
Range: $48K - $59K

$48K

$59K

$47,683 - $59,426 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $15 - $46

$15

$46

$15 - $46 Range

SkyWest Airlines
4

SkyWest Airlines

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $36

$21

$36

$21 - $36 Range

American Airlines
3.9

American Airlines

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $14 - $60

$14

$60

$14 - $60 Range

M1 Support Services, Lp.
3.9

M1 Support Services, Lp.

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $29 - $47

$29

$47

$29 - $47 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Aircraft Mechanic

$57,477

 /yr
Range: $51K - $80K

$51K

$80K

$51,317 - $79,629 Range

ExpressJet Airlines
3.5

ExpressJet Airlines

Aircraft Mechanic - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $34

$17

$34

$17 - $34 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Aircraft Mechanic

$55,879

 /yr
Range: $41K - $84K

$41K

$84K

$41,065 - $84,432 Range

US Department of Defense
4.1

US Department of Defense

Aircraft Mechanic

$60,677

 /yr
Range: $38K - $78K

$38K

$78K

$38,000 - $77,534 Range

Republic Services
3.5

Republic Services

Aircraft Mechanic

$60,790

 /yr
Range: $52K - $65K

$52K

$65K

$51,676 - $65,213 Range

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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.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$26
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$23
hourly
An Aircraft Maintenance Technician in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$34
hourly
An Aircraft Technician in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $34 per hour
Job Highlights
Riverside, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$6,000
monthly
An Aircraft Mechanic in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $6,000 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$29
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$26
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic/Aircraft Maintenance Technician/A&P Mechanic in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Knoxville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$43
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic, A&P in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $43 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$58
hourly
An Aircraft Mechanic, A&P in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $58 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28,000
per year
A Helicopter Mechanic in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $28,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government