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What is the average salary for Aircraft Mechanics in the United States?

Aircraft Mechanics earn an average hourly wage of $28.29. Hourly wages typically start from $16.80 and go up to $41.79. Aircraft Mechanics earn an average salary of $58,850 per year. Salaries typically start from $34,940 and go up to $86,930.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Aircraft Mechanics in the United States earn:

$41.79 an hour $86,930 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Aircraft Mechanics in the United States earn:

$34.10 an hour $70,920 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Aircraft Mechanics in the United States earn:

$27.40 an hour $56,990 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Aircraft Mechanics in the United States earn:

$22.30 an hour $46,380 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Aircraft Mechanics in the United States earn:

$16.80 an hour $34,940 per year

Historical salary for Aircraft Mechanics in the United States

Aircraft Mechanic salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Kentucky $37.70 $78,410 # 1
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in New Jersey $35.12 $73,050 # 2
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Colorado $32.87 $68,370 # 3
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Washington $32.59 $67,790 # 4
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Hawaii $32.23 $67,050 # 5
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Maryland $31.48 $65,470 # 6
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Ohio $31.09 $64,660 # 7
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in California $30.74 $63,930 # 8
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Alabama $30.52 $63,470 # 9
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Nevada $30.50 $63,450 # 10
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Illinois $30.35 $63,140 # 11
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Alaska $30.26 $62,950 # 12
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Massachusetts $29.41 $61,170 # 13
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Connecticut $29.02 $60,360 # 14
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Virginia $28.58 $59,450 # 15
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in New York $28.55 $59,370 # 16
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Louisiana $28.46 $59,200 # 17
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Georgia $28.41 $59,080 # 18
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Kansas $28.24 $58,750 # 19
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Tennessee $27.85 $57,920 # 20
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Vermont $27.54 $57,280 # 21
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Florida $27.19 $56,550 # 22
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Delaware $27.18 $56,540 # 23
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Oregon $27.18 $56,540 # 24
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Texas $27.11 $56,380 # 25
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Arizona $27.01 $56,190 # 26
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in South Dakota $26.88 $55,920 # 27
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Mississippi $26.71 $55,560 # 28
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Pennsylvania $26.48 $55,090 # 29
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Indiana $26.11 $54,310 # 30
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in New Hampshire $25.96 $53,990 # 31
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Utah $25.95 $53,970 # 32
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in West Virginia $25.42 $52,880 # 33
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Michigan $25.38 $52,790 # 34
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Wisconsin $25.24 $52,490 # 35
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Minnesota $25.08 $52,160 # 36
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Iowa $25.05 $52,110 # 37
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in North Dakota $24.79 $51,570 # 38
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in North Carolina $24.69 $51,350 # 39
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Missouri $24.59 $51,150 # 40
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Wyoming $24.55 $51,070 # 41
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in New Mexico $24.47 $50,900 # 42
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in South Carolina $23.91 $49,740 # 43
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Oklahoma $23.64 $49,170 # 44
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Rhode Island $23.40 $48,660 # 45
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Idaho $22.99 $47,820 # 46
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Nebraska $22.32 $46,420 # 47
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Montana $22.19 $46,150 # 48
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Maine $22.07 $45,900 # 49
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in Arkansas $20.79 $43,240 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics