Head Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) Salary in the United States

How much does a Head Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) make in the United States? The average Head Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) salary in the United States is $97,519 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $86,139 and $110,098. 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

Performs routine aircraft inspections and repairs and ensures that aircrafts are maintained in the highest state of mechanical condition possible. Has completed necessary trade school courses and possesses necessary FAA Aircraft Mechanic Airframe and Power Plant Certificate. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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