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Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians


Repair aircraft engines and other systems.

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians work on systems in airplanes. They diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines. They may also work on hydraulic and pneumatic systems. They do not work on electronics or communication systems (see Avionics Technicians).

Wages $37.28 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training Vocational training is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
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