Aircraft mechanic earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Aircraft mechanic salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $59,510
Alabama $70,730
Arkansas $51,623
Arizona $52,124
California $70,980
Colorado $72,560
Connecticut $80,960
Delaware $62,950
Florida $60,740
Georgia $77,070
Hawaii $55,348
Iowa $53,560
Idaho $53,975
Illinois $60,279
Indiana $48,687
Kansas $43,779
Kentucky $71,519
Louisiana $60,340
Massachusetts $70,910
Maryland $73,370
Maine $51,510
Michigan $54,020
Minnesota $59,750
Missouri $60,970
Montana $56,970
North Carolina $56,990
North Dakota $52,330
Nebraska $47,870
New Hampshire $56,890
New Jersey $69,490
New Mexico $57,920
Nevada $78,380
New York $67,840
Ohio $59,670
Oklahoma $57,710
Oregon $59,500
Pennsylvania $57,956
Puerto Rico $33,190
Rhode Island $55,420
South Carolina $60,140
South Dakota $52,110
Tennessee $57,510
Texas $61,940
Utah $59,280
Virginia $66,710
Vermont $60,950
Washington $64,440
Wisconsin $51,990
West Virginia $56,740
Wyoming $57,470

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 oil and gas rotary drill operators but more than derrick operators.

Career Median Salary
Oil and gas rotary drill operator salary $55K
Millwright salary $56K
Wind turbine services technician salary $53K
Mining machine operator salary $55K
Rigger salary $51K
Aircraft mechanic salary $49K
Rail transportation worker salary $49K
Traffic technician salary $47K
Truck driver salary $46K
Derrick operator salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)