how much does a Aircraft mechanic make for a starting salary?

im just wondering what a aircraft mechanic makes at a starting salary. and what is the maximum they could make?

Asked By: - 5/17/2010
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This is the year 2010, not 1970 like some of the other answers seem to think. At God forsaken chop shops where the aircraft "workers" have no self respect whatsoever, they make around $20 bucks per hour. At a major airline where I work, we also have no pride whatsoever, and settle for $31 dollars per hour. At... More
Answered By: JetMech - 5/18/2010
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If you are just starting,you make as much as a car mechanic.If you have been with the company like 5 or 10 years you could be making 40K every year.It also depends what kind of mechanic skills you have.If you have skills in Engines,electrical systems,or radio systems but it all depends.
Answered By: Donovan - 5/17/2010
Answered By: MR BEAN - 5/17/2010
I disagree with JetMech on a couple levels... First of all, as long as there are aircraft flying in America, there will be aircraft mechanics working in America. Granted, many heavy check jobs are being outsourced, which is sad and pathetic, but there will always be at least line maintenance jobs in America, including... More
Answered By: Jessica - 5/19/2010
Ive been in a different field and just make under 40k a yr and when you figure out what I do you could throw something... Im a lifeguard , thats it and ive been doing it on and off for 12 yrs... Refuse salary and except hrly and you make more than ppl I work with I could be salary but I hate what the higher ups do so I... More
Answered By: Bobby Leigh - 1/12/2014
Answered By: Samree - 1/31/2014
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