Information About Aircraft Mechanics And Service Technicians

Training Requirements for Aircraft Mechanics And Service Technicians

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians need postsecondary nondegree award.

Degrees for Aircraft mechanics and service technicians
Training for Aircraft Mechanics And Service Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 2.5
High School 24.9
Some College 39.3
Associates Degree 21.3
Bachelors Degree 10.7
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment outlook for Aircraft Mechanics And Service Technicians

Represents about 119,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more aircraft mechanics and service technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 30,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, aircraft mechanics and service technicians make $29.42 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians $17.29 $23.09 $28.93 $35.46 $42.25
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $10.90 $14.49 $19.68 $26.52 $32.85
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, aircraft mechanics and service technicians make $61,190 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians $35,960 $48,040 $60,170 $73,770 $87,880
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $22,670 $30,150 $40,930 $55,150 $68,320
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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