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Wind Tunnel Mechanic Salary
in San Francisco, California

$56,216 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$866

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is $56,216 a year and $27 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is between $41,748 and $68,284. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Francisco, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Constructs, modifies, maintains, and services wind and propulsion tunnel research facilities used to test models of aircraft components, utilizing knowledge of engineering test methods and procedures, using handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment: installs and aligns mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic test equipment and models on support structures, using handtools, power tools, and precision instruments.
  • Installs instrumentation, such as thermocouples and pressure taps, on model and test equipment.
  • Inspects test setup and operates equipment to detect and correct malfunctions.
  • Maintains instrumentation equipment and accessories, such as pressure valves, icing indicators, drive units, spray units, and pumps.
  • Confers with engineering and other personnel during testing and modifies model, test support structure, or test equipment as directed.
Wind Tunnel Mechanic Job Prevalence in San Francisco, California, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Wind Tunnel Mechanic jobs: 78,736

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,169
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: San Francisco (, Spanish: [sam fɾanˈsisko]; Spanish for "Saint Francis"), officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known by its initialism SF, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th most populous city in the United States, and the fourth most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second most densely populated large U.S. city, and the fifth most...

Wind Tunnel Mechanic Job Listings for San Francisco, California

Facility System Safety Engineer
Jun 10
Mountain View, CA, USA
Metis Technology Solutions, Inc.
Facilities include but are not limited to: • Wind Tunnels - The Center's wind tunnels are known ... mechanical, radiation, pneumatic/hydraulic, and inertial in accordance with Agency and Center ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is $56,216 a year and $27 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is between $41,748 and $68,284. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Francisco, California.

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