Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$68,020
Local Jobs
988
Regional Salary
$67,210
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Occupation Profile

Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems. Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation. Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance. Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$68,020

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

988

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$67,210

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

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