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Experimental Aircraft & Engine Mechanic Field & Hangar Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$55,349 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,749

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Experimental Aircraft & Engine Mechanic Field & Hangar is $55,349 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Experimental Aircraft & Engine Mechanic Field & Hangar is between $40,598 and $67,626. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects, tests, repairs, maintains, services, and alters experimental and prototype aircraft, engines, accessories, and components according to governmental, company, and customer requirements.
  • Assembles and installs aircraft electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and structural accessories and components, such as ejection seats, hatch mechanisms, and safety belts, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Installs, operates, and adjusts test apparatus, such as recorders, oscillographs, limit switches, inverters, thermocouples, instruments, cameras, timing devices, and photo recorders.
  • Operates aircraft engines and systems, such as hydraulic, air-conditioning, pressurization, fuel, controls, and landing gear, to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment, such as hydraulic test bench, pressure ratio bench, water injection test cart, and ground power unit.
  • Repairs, adjusts, aligns, and calibrates aircraft systems.
  • Modifies aircraft structure or components following drawings, engineering orders, and other technical publications, as required.
  • Services and maintains gaseous, liquid oxygen, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems on aircraft.
  • May specialize in testing and modifying spacecraft systems.
Experimental Aircraft & Engine Mechanic Field & Hangar Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Experimental Aircraft & Engine Mechanic Field & Hangar jobs: 4,961

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,165
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Experimental Aircraft & Engine Mechanic Field & Hangar Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Small Engine Mechanic / Yard Foreman- Green-Up
May 6
Plainfield, United States
Acres Group
Maintain a positive image for Green-Up in the field and in the industry. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Shop ... experiment for improvement. Assist in assuring all equipment is properly used and cared for ...
AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (Title 32)
Feb 20
Kankakee, IL, USA
Army National Guard Units
... avionics, engine, and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft. - Control and perform work ... Mechanics - Airframe Mechanics - Mechanics, Aircraft - Mechanics, Airframe - Requirements ...
AVIONIC MECHANIC (15N) ***MILITARY***
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Perform maintenance checks on aircraft flight controls, stabilization systems, avionics and ... Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field. Some of the skills you'll learn are
Service Engine Engineer Specialist
May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Exact Match Recruitment
... field to identify and verify issues and causes (is, is-not) • Investigate engine component ... and mechanics involved in the installation and operation of diesel and gasoline engines • ...
UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS REPAIRER (15E)
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field. Some of the skills you'll learn are ... Preference in mathematics and shop mechanics * Interest in working with aircrafts * Ability to work ...
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