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Experimental Aircraft Mechanic Salary

$52,489 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,659

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for an Experimental Aircraft Mechanic is $52,489 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Experimental Aircraft Mechanic is between $38,500 and $64,131. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Experimental Aircraft Mechanic. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Mechanic Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 131,690

Estimated population of Experimental Aircraft Mechanic jobs: 4,969

Rate of error: 2.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$60,849
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Experimental Aircraft Mechanic Job Listings for United States

A&P Mechanic: FAA Certified Aviation Technician
Oct 15
Mesa, AZ, USA
Classic Air Aviation
Aircraft mechanics are responsible for ensuring that aircraft are serviced on a regular maintenance ... experimental aircraft. Business located Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona. Flight school side of ...
A&P Mechanic - C-130 Aircraft
Dec 6
Lake Charles, LA, USA
TASC Technical Services
Position: A&P Mechanic - C-130 Aircraft Areas of Experience & Number of personnel Required - * * Minimum of 5 years of recent and relevant maintenance experience on a C-130 or equivalent platform
A&P Mechanic
Dec 4
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA
Foothill Aircraft
Foothill Aircraft at Cable Airport provides the finest in aircraft service and offers a large in ... We are looking for an experienced A&P aircraft mechanic with general aviation experience to join ...
A&P Mechanic Boise, ID
Dec 8
Boise, United States
CAT Aerostaffing
PC-12, King Air, Falcon, Gulfstream, Challenger or similar aircraft experience preferred. *** $500 Finders fee for all referred candidates hired. Job Requirements: * A&P License required Goal ...
A&P Mechanic
Nov 14
Salt Lake City, United States
Southern Air
Southern Air Overview Mechanics are responsible to operate and maintain company aircraft in accordance with company policy and procedures ultimately ensuring that all FAR and FAA regulatory ...

The average pay for an Experimental Aircraft Mechanic is $52,489 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Experimental Aircraft Mechanic is between $38,500 and $64,131. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Experimental Aircraft Mechanic. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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A&P Mechanic: FAA Certified Aviation Technician
Oct 15
Mesa, AZ, USA
Classic Air Aviation
Aircraft mechanics are responsible for ensuring that aircraft are serviced on a regular maintenance ... experimental aircraft. Business located Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona. Flight school side of ...
A&P Mechanic - C-130 Aircraft
Dec 6
Lake Charles, LA, USA
TASC Technical Services
Position: A&P Mechanic - C-130 Aircraft Areas of Experience & Number of personnel Required - * * Minimum of 5 years of recent and relevant maintenance experience on a C-130 or equivalent platform
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