Training Requirements for Avionics Technicians

Avionics technicians need an associate's degree.

Degrees for Avionics technicians
Percent
Less than High School 2.2
High School 21.1
Some College 33.6
Associates Degree 29.6
Bachelors Degree 12.5
Masters Degree 0.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Avionics Technicians

This represents about 17,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more avionics technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.

Typical Income for Avionics Technicians

Hourly Income

On average,avionics technicians make $29.51 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Avionics technicians $19.00 $24.47 $29.21 $35.11 $40.03
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $13.19 $17.17 $23.45 $31.05 $37.57
Miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $13.64 $17.88 $24.24 $31.01 $38.25
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, avionics technicians make $61,390 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Avionics technicians $39,510 $50,900 $60,760 $73,020 $83,260
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $27,430 $35,720 $48,780 $64,590 $78,140
Miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $28,370 $37,190 $50,420 $64,490 $79,560
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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