Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) Salary in the United States

How much does an Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) make in the United States? The average Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) salary in the United States is $85,875 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $74,824 and $96,795. 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. 

Salary range for an Aircraft Mechanic (Jet)
$74,824 to $96,795
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Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) keeps airplane in safe working condition by servicing engines, engine components, and airframe components. Modifies and replaces parts such as instruments, wiring, and tires. Being an Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) identifies hazardous aircraft conditions and determines when aircraft should not be flown. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) must complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. To be an Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) in the United States. The base salary for Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) ranges from $74,824 to $96,795 with the average base salary of $85,875. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $76,933 to $99,636 with the average total cash compensation of $88,792.
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