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Aircraft Mechanic salary in the United States

Average salary
$57,500/yr
Based on 12,811 income tax records
$21,000
$119,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$21,000
$119,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Aircraft Mechanic in the United States is $57,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 12,811 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Aircraft Mechanic salaries in the United States can vary between $21,000 to $119,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Aircraft Mechanic salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Memphis Metro Area, TN
108 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$65K – $114K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
324 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$52K – $112K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
58 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$56K – $96K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
191 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$54K – $98K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
143 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$44K – $94K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
51 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$52K – $90K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
643 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$54K – $89K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
55 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$48K – $121K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
126 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$48K – $83K
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Corpus Christi Metro Area, TX
120 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$60K – $77K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
106 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$49K – $86K
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New York Metro Area, NY
147 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$46K – $100K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
541 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$47K – $92K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
108 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$40K – $97K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
178 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$48K – $86K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
114 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$49K – $85K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
73 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$47K – $87K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
134 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$49K – $75K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
86 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$42K – $85K
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Pensacola Metro Area, FL
91 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$41K – $73K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
168 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$29K – $82K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
69 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$48K – $76K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
56 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$40K – $79K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
61 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$46K – $72K
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Bakersfield Metro Area, CA
70 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$39K – $74K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
216 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$44K – $68K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
82 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$42K – $84K
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Savannah Metro Area, GA
167 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$39K – $70K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
331 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$42K – $66K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
168 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$39K – $80K
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Winston Metro Area, NC
52 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$42K – $67K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
250 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$41K – $70K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
104 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$40K – $70K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
305 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$35K – $73K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
182 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$37K – $69K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
179 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$32K – $69K
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Charleston Metro Area, SC
88 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$36K – $68K
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Anchorage Metro Area, AK
106 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$27K – $75K
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Greensboro Metro Area, NC
91 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$43K – $63K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
127 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$31K – $75K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
96 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$32K – $69K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
290 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$38K – $62K
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Ogden Metro Area, UT
122 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$34K – $60K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
135 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$28K – $69K
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Wichita Metro Area, KS
306 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$36K – $64K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
162 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$32K – $61K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
59 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$25K – $62K
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Little Rock Metro Area, AR
70 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$27K – $59K
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Crestview Metro Area, FL
118 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$23K – $61K
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Vallejo Metro Area, CA
53 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$23K – $56K

Aircraft Mechanic salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Southwest Airlines, Denton County, TX
17 income tax records
$163,500/yr
$136K – $193K
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UPS, Jefferson County, KY
12 income tax records
$130,000/yr
$103K – $164K
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Delta Air Lines, Fayette County, GA
16 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$105K – $132K
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FedEx, DeSoto County, MS
19 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$96K – $120K
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American Airlines, Rogers County, OK
12 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$90K – $121K
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United Airlines, Harris County, TX
19 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$94K – $108K
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Alaska Airlines, King County, WA
14 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$73K – $106K
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Lockheed Martin, New Haven County, CT
18 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$90K – $112K
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Vertex Aerospace, Lauderdale County, MS
14 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$82K – $91K
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M1 Support Services, Clark County, NV
25 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$81K – $91K
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Amentum, Churchill County, NV
13 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$79K – $93K
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Avmac, San Diego County, CA
10 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$71K – $84K
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AECOM, Otero County, NM
10 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$69K – $84K
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Ge Engine Services, Cowley County, KS
11 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$68K – $86K
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Boeing, Snohomish County, WA
176 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$57K – $100K
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US Department Of Defense, Yuma County, AZ
17 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$27K – $84K
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L3Harris Technologies, Hunt County, TX
37 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$58K – $81K
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Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu County, HI
22 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$67K – $79K
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Gulfstream Services, Effingham County, GA
18 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$64K – $78K
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General Atomics, San Bernardino County, CA
19 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$64K – $110K
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Gulfstream Aerospace, Effingham County, GA
20 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$53K – $86K
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Bombardier Services, Pima County, AZ
10 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$41K – $77K
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Envoy Air, Tarrant County, TX
10 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$46K – $73K
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Northrop Grumman, Calcasieu County, LA
16 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$49K – $68K
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Allegiant Air, Clark County, NV
12 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$57K – $72K
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Aviation Technical Services, Snohomish County, WA
20 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$41K – $62K
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Textron Aviation, Sedgwick County, KS
58 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$41K – $78K
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Spirit AeroSystems, Butler County, KS
13 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$35K – $67K
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Duncan Aviation Corp, Lancaster County, NE
15 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$39K – $59K
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Vt San Antonio Aerospace, Bexar County, TX
15 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$41K – $58K
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Kalitta Air, Iosco County, MI
23 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$47K – $72K
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Eagle Aviation Airlines, Taylor County, TX
31 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$47K – $57K
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Flightstar Aircraft Services, Duval County, FL
18 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$41K – $71K
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Haeco Airframe Services, Columbia County, FL
18 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$33K – $58K
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Aar Aircraft Services, Oklahoma County, OK
11 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$40K – $54K
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Piper Aircraft, Indian River County, FL
12 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$35K – $46K

Aircraft Mechanic demographics in the United States

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51% are single
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49% are married
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39% have kids
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47% own a home

Aircraft Mechanic salaries by age

$0
$18,250
$36,500
$54,750
$73,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Aircraft Mechanics in the United States

12,811 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a aircraft mechanic in the United States is $57,500 per year. Aircraft mechanic salaries in the United States can vary between $21,000 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 12,811 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 ($163,500 a year), UPS ($130,000 a year), and Delta Air Lines ($114,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for aircraft mechanics in the United States: Memphis Metro Area, TN ($92,000 a year), Atlanta Metro Area, GA ($79,500 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($76,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.