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What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Aviation and Airlines category? There are a wide range of jobs in the Aviation and Airlines category and their pay varies significantly based on job title. Salaries below are US National averages data from July 31, 2018.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAircraft Body and Bonded Structure Repairer Experience Education Avg. Salary$56,022  
30.49%
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Checks and repairs sheet and extruded metal structural parts of aircraft. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May be required to be licensed in certain areas of specialty. Has 0-2 years More

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Aircraft Body & Bonded Structure Repairer
Aircraft Repair
Job TitleAircraft Electrician Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,659  
34.65%
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Installs and repairs electrical wiring and/or cable on aircraft in adherence to established specifications. Cuts and strips wire, insulates connections, and performs all other duties necessary in the More

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Airplane Electrician
Electrician - Aircrafts
Job TitleAircraft Maintenance Manager I Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$112,698  
61.34%
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Manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify craft are safe for flight and compliant with FAA regulations. Oversees the scheduling and timely complet More

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Airplane Maintenance Manager I
Job TitleAircraft Maintenance Manager II Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$134,288  
73.09%
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Manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify aircrafts are safe for flight and compliant with FAA regulations. Oversees the scheduling and timely com More

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Airplane Maintenance Manager II
Job TitleAircraft Maintenance Supervisor Experience3 - 5 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$89,255  
48.58%
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Supervises servicing, repairing, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify aircrafts are safe for flight. Ensures compliance to all FAA maintenance regulations and requirement More

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Airplane Maintenance Supervisor
Job TitleAircraft Mechanic (Jet) Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$84,042  
45.74%
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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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Job TitleAircraft Mechanic (Non-Jet) Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$66,440  
36.16%
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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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Job TitleAircraft Mechanic Assistant Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$46,228  
25.16%
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Assists aircraft maintenance personnel to keep aircrafts in safe working condition by servicing engines, engine components, and airframe components. Aids in modifying and replacing parts such as instr More

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Aircraft Maintenance Assistant
Job TitleAircraft Painter I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$40,819  
22.22%
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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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Entry Level Aircraft Painter
Airplane Painter I
Entry Level Airplane Painter
Job TitleAircraft Painter II Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$49,189  
26.77%
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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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Intermediate Level Aircraft Painter
Airplane Painter II
Intermediate Level Airplane Painter

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