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Aircraft Mechanic for Props Salary

$71,886 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Aircraft Mechanic for Props is $71,886 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Aircraft Mechanic for Props is between $51,411 and $88,782. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Repairs, inspects, tests, and adjusts prop jet and propeller driven airplanes during and between test flights, following specifications.
  • Opens engine throttle to full power and examines power plant to detect excess vibration and leaks in engine parts, such as tubing connections and carburetors.
  • Observes instruments to determine that factors, such as fuel and oil pressures, acceleration, and temperatures, meet specifications.
Aircraft Mechanic for Props Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Aircraft Mechanic for Props jobs: 5,249

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Aircraft Mechanic for Props Job Listings for United States

Sheet Metal Mechanic - Aircraft
May 1
Salt Lake, UT, USA
Camnetics Mfg
Defense Contractor involved with manufacturing of various spare parts for military aerospace is ... Mechanic. Job Summary: Plans, lays out, fabricates and assembles aircraft sheet metal parts and ...
AUSTIN Airport Hiring Event for AIRCRAFT FUELERS, May 30, 2019!
May 22
Austin, TX, USA
Menzies Aviation
Aircraft Fueler Job Description Fuelers are responsible for fueling and servicing of aircraft and ... everything is mechanically functional, and detecting potential problems as early as possible.
Aircraft Base Mechanic
Apr 26
Page, AZ, USA
Classic Air Medical
Base Salary of $52,000.00 with a 1% increase for every year of EMS Field Experience up to 10%. ... Plant Mechanic Certificate. • Experience maintaining Turbine Powered Aircraft. • Possess ...
Quality Engineer - Entry Level for Mechanical Engineers
Apr 28
Torrance, CA, USA
RBC Bearings, Inc.
... aircraft and mechanical systems, to reduce wear to moving parts, facilitate proper power ... products for specialized markets that require sophisticated design, testing and manufacturing ...
Aviation Maintenance Technician (A\u0026P Mechanic) -Kauai
May 14
Lihue, HI, USA
Air Methods
HI Kauai - Lihue B004 Job Summary The Mechanic is responsible to ensure that maintenance performed ... for each type of aircraft, power plant or equipment that this company maintains. The position will ...
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