• Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 62,390
    $40,210 range bar $93,290
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft.

What do they typically do

  • Diagnose mechanical or electrical problems
  • Repair wings, brakes, electrical systems, and other aircraft components
  • Replace defective parts, using hand tools or power tools
  • Examine replacement aircraft parts for defects
  • Read maintenance manuals to identify repair procedures
  • Test aircraft parts with gauges and other diagnostic equipment
  • Inspect completed work to ensure that it meets performance standards
  • Keep records of maintenance and repair work

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.6%
Job Openings 535

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