Aircraft mechanic earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Aircraft mechanic salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Connecticut $83,360
Maryland $82,460
Hawaii $77,950
Tennessee $77,190
New Jersey $77,100
California $77,010
New York $76,890
New Mexico $76,600
Massachusetts $76,450
Alaska $76,250
Washington $76,250
Alabama $75,860
District of Columbia $75,480
Colorado $75,360
Illinois $75,360
Minnesota $75,050
Virginia $73,230
Missouri $71,180
Rhode Island $70,840
Mississippi $70,600
New Hampshire $70,280
Delaware $69,310
Indiana $68,640
Georgia $67,790
Texas $66,710
Pennsylvania $65,440
Iowa $65,040
Nevada $64,340
Kansas $64,080
Wyoming $63,190
Ohio $62,960
North Dakota $62,890
Oregon $62,890
Arizona $62,600
Vermont $62,410
Kentucky $61,670
South Dakota $61,670
Florida $61,520
Louisiana $61,190
Montana $60,520
Wisconsin $60,460
Michigan $60,360
South Carolina $60,360
North Carolina $60,110
Idaho $60,070
West Virginia $59,610
Oklahoma $59,530
Utah $59,260
Arkansas $56,100
Nebraska $52,040
Maine $50,440
Puerto Rico $48,460
Guam $46,630

How much does an Aircraft Mechanic earn?

How do aircraft mechanic salaries compare to similar careers?

Aircraft mechanics earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than aviation inspectors but more than rotary drill operators.

Career Median Salary
Aviation inspector salary $80K
Freight and cargo inspector salary $80K
Locomotive engineer salary $80K
Avionics technician salary $69K
Transit police officer salary $65K
Aircraft mechanic salary $65K
Wellhead pumper salary $64K
Radio mechanic salary $60K
Flight attendant salary $62K
Rotary drill operator salary $56K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)