Browse Average Salary Ranges for Aviation and Airlines Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Aviation and Airlines? There are 146 jobs in Aviation and Airlines category. Average salaries can vary and range from $135,360 to $187,677. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from September 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleSenior Aircraft Painter Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$57,250  
30.50%
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Applies pre-mixed and blended paint or coating to interior and exterior of assembled aircraft or parts. Prepares surfaces for painting and protects painted surfaces from erosion. Requires a high schoo More

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Aircraft Painter III
Aircraft Parts Painter III
Job TitleSmall Jet Captain Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$115,360  
61.47%
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Ensures that trip of assigned flight (aircraft smaller than 12,500 pounds at takeoff) is conducted in the safest manner possible. Determines flight routes, speed, and take off and landing times to ful More

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Captain/Pilot in Command (Small Jet)
Airplane Captain (Small Jet)
Job TitleSmall non-jet Captain Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$95,140  
50.69%
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Ensures that trip of assigned flight (aircraft smaller than 12,500 pounds at takeoff) is conducted in the safest manner possible. Determines flight routes, speed, and take off and landing times to ful More

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Captain/Pilot in Command (Small Non-Jet)
Airplane Captain (Small Non-Jet)
Job TitleTop Flight Inspector Experience EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$118,790  
63.30%
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Inspects aircraft, aircraft systems, equipment, and parts to ensure safe flying and conformance to specifications and government regulations and procedures. Oversees part installation and inspects adj More

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Chief Flight Inspector
Flight Inspection Lead
Head Flight Inspector
Job TitleJet Aircraft Inspector Experience5 - 7 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$85,800  
45.72%
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Inspects aircraft, aircraft systems, equipment, and parts to ensure safe flying and conformance to specifications and government regulations and procedures. Oversees part installation and inspects adj More

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Flight Inspector (Jet)
Job TitleJet Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$85,800  
45.72%
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Keeps airplane in safe working condition by servicing engines, engine components, and airframe components. Modifies and replaces parts such as instruments, wiring, and tires. Identifies hazardous airc More

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Aircraft Mechanic (Jet)
Mechanic - Jet Aircraft
Job TitleLarge Jet Captain Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$135,090  
71.98%
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Ensures that trip of assigned flight (aircraft larger than 12,500 pounds at takeoff) is conducted in the safest manner possible. Determines flight routes, speed, and take off and landing times to fulf More

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Captain/Pilot in Command (Large Jet)
Airline Pilot
Airplane Captain (Large Jet)
Job TitleMechanic - Jet Aircraft Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$85,730  
45.68%
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Keeps airplane in safe working condition by servicing engines, engine components, and airframe components. Modifies and replaces parts such as instruments, wiring, and tires. Identifies hazardous airc More

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Aircraft Mechanic (Jet)
Jet Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician
Job TitleMechanic - Prop Aircraft Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$67,700  
36.07%
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Keeps airplane in safe working condition by servicing engines, engine components, and airframe components. Modifies and replaces parts such as instruments, wiring, and tires. Identifies hazardous airc More

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Aircraft Mechanic (Non-Jet)
Prop Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician
Job TitleProp Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$67,620  
36.03%
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Keeps airplane in safe working condition by servicing engines, engine components, and airframe components. Modifies and replaces parts such as instruments, wiring, and tires. Identifies hazardous airc More

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Aircraft Mechanic (Non-Jet)
Mechanic - Prop Aircraft

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