How much does an Aviation Manager make in the United States? The average Aviation Manager salary in the United States is $178,348 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $147,776 and $225,109. 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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25% $147,776 10% $119,941 90% $267,683 75% $225,109 $178,348 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Aviation Manager

Aviation Manager manages the operations of the aviation department. Ensures compliance with FAA regulations and that all maintenance, safety, and scheduling operations are executed satisfactorily. Being an Aviation Manager may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Aviation Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be an Aviation Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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CPI Aerostructures, Inc. engages in the contract production of structural aircraft parts for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters in the commercial and defense markets. The company also offers aero systems, such as reconnaissance pod structures and fuel panel systems; and supplies parts for maintenance, repair, and over... More
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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