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Development Mechanic Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$36,089 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Development Mechanic is $36,089 a year and $17 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Development Mechanic is between $26,985 and $43,653. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Lays out, fabricates, and assembles developmental or experimental structural and mechanical parts and assemblies, and installs parts and assemblies in prototype aircraft or spacecraft, following engineering information, using precision instruments, handtools, power tools, and shop equipment: reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, loft information, and related engineering data to plan sequence of operations and methods for fabricating, assembling, and installing parts and assemblies.
  • Lays out radii, angle, and dimensions of parts on assorted materials, using precision measuring and marking instruments, such as gauges, calipers, scale, and scriber, applying trigonometric calculations to solve layout problems.
  • Sets up and operates shop equipment, such as bandsaw, lathe, table saw, drill press, shear, and brake, to shape and form parts.
  • Verifies dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Drills, countersinks, and reams holes in parts and assemblies for bolts, rivets, and other fasteners, using power tools.
  • Aligns and joins structural assemblies, using transit, sight level, handtools, power tools, clamps, and fasteners.
  • Installs experimental parts and assemblies in prototype structure to verify accuracy of layout and assembly.
  • Tests functional performance of installed parts.
  • Confers with engineers to resolve fabrication and installation problems.
  • May fabricate or modify tooling, such as jigs, fixtures, templates, and form blocks.
  • May fabricate and assemble reduced-scale mockups of parts and assemblies.
  • May be designated by type of part or assembly developed.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Development Mechanic Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

Brand Development Apprenticeship
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Jan 17
Fayetteville, AR, USA
Formel D USA, Inc.
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Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Jan 2
Nidec Motor Corporation
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Mechanical Engineer - Projects
Jan 10
Texarkana, AR, USA
The Albrecht Group
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Inside Sales Representative (Lead Generation)
Nov 7
Little Rock, AR, USA
Diamond Management + Marketing
Brand & Business development strategies and execution * Acting as liaison between client and ... mechanical, bartender, help desk, travel, logistics, call center, truck driver, inventory ...