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Wind Tunnel Mechanic Salary
in Austin, Texas

$42,632 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$657

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is $42,632 a year and $20 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is between $31,660 and $51,784. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Austin, Texas.

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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 Austin, Texas, 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:
$49,422
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States, the second most populous state capital after Phoenix, Arizona, and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2018 estimate, Austin had a population of 964,254 up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is $42,632 a year and $20 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Wind Tunnel Mechanic is between $31,660 and $51,784. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Austin, Texas.

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