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Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Repair aircraft engines and other systems.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$40.83 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  11.8%    Read more about outlook


Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Interpret blueprints, specifications, or diagrams to inform installation, development or operation activities.
  • Read technical information needed to perform maintenance or repairs.
  • Read work orders or descriptions of problems to determine repairs or modifications needed.
  • Maintain repair or maintenance records.
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Job Title Examples:

Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Avionics Electronics Technician
Avionics Installer

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