Airframe and Engine Mechanic Salary in the United States

How much does an Airframe and Engine Mechanic make in the United States? The average Airframe and Engine Mechanic salary in the United States is $54,768 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $47,195 and $62,283. 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

Job Description

Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots aircraft airframe and engine to ensure aircraft conformance with FAA regulations. Troubleshoots and determines malfunctioning parts. Recommends part changes or adjustments to aircraft specifications to improve engine performance. Documents and maintains paperwork for maintenance according to regulations. Requires a high school degree, an airplane mechanics license,. Typically reports to a supervisor. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. Down a level:

    Aircraft Mechanic Assistant

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Airframe and Engine Mechanic

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr.

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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