Information About Aircraft Mechanics And Service Technicians

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Training

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians need postsecondary vocational award.

Degrees for Aircraft mechanics and service technicians
Training for Aircraft Mechanics And Service Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 2.9
High School 28.6
Some College 35.3
Associates Degree 21.2
Bachelors Degree 10.6
Masters Degree 1.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment

Represents about 121,000 people in the United States- 1.1% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 7,000 more aircraft mechanics and service technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 31,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, aircraft mechanics and service technicians make $26.20 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians $16.60 $21.60 $26.20 $30.70 $35.60
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $10.80 $14.40 $19.50 $26.30 $33.20
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, aircraft mechanics and service technicians make $54,500 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians $34,630 $45,000 $54,590 $64,040 $74,210
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $22,540 $30,020 $40,600 $54,770 $69,230
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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