Aircraft Mechanic salary in the United States

Average salary
$59,000/yr
Based on 16,477 income tax records
$22,500
$119,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
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56+
 
$31K
 
$56K
 
$67K
 
$73K
 
$75K
$22,500
$119,000
How much do Aircraft Mechanics make?
The average total salary for a Aircraft Mechanic is $59,000 per year. This is based on data from 16,477 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Aircraft Mechanic and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Aircraft Mechanic salary can vary between $22,500 to $119,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Aircraft Mechanic salary by location

Aircraft Mechanic salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Southwest Airlines, Denton County, TX
19 income tax records
$139,500/yr
$99K – $187K
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UPS, Jefferson County, KY
19 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$46K – $189K
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FedEx, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$120,500/yr
$56K – $133K
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United Airlines, Montgomery County, TX
19 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$70K – $136K
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American Airlines, Rogers County, OK
19 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$71K – $121K
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Lockheed Martin, New Haven County, CT
31 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$54K – $133K
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Delta Air Lines, Henry County, GA
22 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$61K – $110K
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M1 Support Services, Clark County, NV
36 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$25K – $104K
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Boeing, Skagit County, WA
14 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$49K – $145K
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Avmac, San Diego County, CA
18 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$67K – $96K
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Vertex Aerospace, Kleberg County, TX
18 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$65K – $107K
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Alaska Airlines, Pierce County, WA
10 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$49K – $114K
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Gulfstream Services, Effingham County, GA
33 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$54K – $108K
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General Atomics, San Bernardino County, CA
15 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$54K – $156K
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Amentum, St. Mary's County, MD
40 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$44K – $93K
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Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu County, HI
24 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$57K – $110K
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National Finance Center, Pasquotank County, NC
13 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$63K – $87K
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US Department Of Defense, Hampden County, MA
15 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$29K – $79K
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Lm Operations Support, Okaloosa County, FL
17 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$57K – $85K
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Gulfstream Aerospace, Chatham County, GA
34 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$34K – $105K
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Airbus Americas, Baldwin County, AL
12 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$44K – $84K
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Kalitta Air, Iosco County, MI
31 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$42K – $104K
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SkyWest Airlines, Milwaukee County, WI
13 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$33K – $71K
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Allegiant Air, Clark County, NV
10 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$50K – $113K
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Textron Aviation, Sedgwick County, KS
64 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$26K – $94K
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Learjet, Sedgwick County, KS
12 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$44K – $92K
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Duncan Aviation Corp, Lancaster County, NE
25 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$37K – $88K
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PSA Airlines, Greenville County, SC
10 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$40K – $61K
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Eagle Aviation Airlines, Taylor County, TX
14 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$26K – $71K
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Spirit AeroSystems, Butler County, KS
10 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$38K – $69K
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West Star Aviation, Mesa County, CO
21 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$30K – $87K
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Flightstar Aircraft Services, Duval County, FL
12 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$37K – $87K
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Aar Aircraft Services, Oklahoma County, OK
15 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$25K – $86K
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Vt San Antonio Aerospace, Bexar County, TX
18 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$36K – $64K
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The Nordam Group, Tulsa County, OK
10 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$34K – $71K
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Airborne Maintenance And, Clinton County, OH
10 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$35K – $73K
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Aviation Technical Services, Snohomish County, WA
30 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$31K – $90K
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Piper Aircraft, Indian River County, FL
11 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $67K

Aircraft Mechanic demographics in United States

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50% are single
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50% are married
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37% have kids
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52% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Aircraft Mechanics in United States

16,477 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a aircraft mechanic in the United States is $59,000 per year. Aircraft mechanic salaries in the United States can vary between $22,500 to $119,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 16,477 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as aircraft mechanic.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for aircraft mechanics in the United States: Southwest Airlines ($139,500 a year), UPS ($123,000 a year), and FedEx ($120,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for aircraft mechanics in the United States: Memphis Metro Area, TN ($101,000 a year), Louisville Metro Area, KY ($81,000 a year), and Houston Metro Area, TX ($79,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.