Information About Avionics Technicians

Training Requirements for Avionics Technicians

Avionics technicians need associate's degree.

Degrees for Avionics technicians
Training 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

Represents about 17,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 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.


Hourly Income

On average, avionics technicians make $29.51 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
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.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
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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