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Wind Tunnel Mechanic Salary
in Delaware, United States

$45,964 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is $45,964 a year and $22 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is between $34,135 and $55,832. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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