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 $85,095 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $74,150 and $95,918. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

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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