How much does an Aircraft Maintenance Manager I make in the United States? The average Aircraft Maintenance Manager I salary in the United States is $124,377 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $108,309 and $141,469. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Manager I

Aircraft Maintenance Manager I manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify craft are safe for flight and compliant with FAA regulations. Oversees the scheduling and timely completion of repairs and maintenance ensuring budget adherence. Being an Aircraft Maintenance Manager I acts as advisor to aircraft maintenance team regarding projects, tasks, and operations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Aircraft Maintenance Manager I typically reports to a unit/department head. Requires a FAA aircraft and engine mechanic license. The Aircraft Maintenance Manager I manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be an Aircraft Maintenance Manager I typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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JetBlue Airways Corporation, a passenger carrier company, provides air transportation services. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated a fleet of 63 Airbus A321 aircraft, 130 Airbus A320 aircraft, and 60 Embraer E190 aircraft. It also served 105 destinations in the 31 states in the United States, the District of... More
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Aircraft Maintenance Manager I: Aviation maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) software, Avionics, Aircraft Maintenance, Arinc 424

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