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What is the average salary of an aviation mechanic?

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The average salary of an aviation mechanic was $56,990 as of 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average hourly wage ranged from $16.80 to $41.79. These statistics were compiled by looking at aircraft mechanic and service technician jobs.

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What is the average salary of an aviation mechanic?
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Some of the top-paying industries for aviation mechanics include semiconductor and electronic component manufacturing, couriers and express delivery services, and oil and gas extraction, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Salaries for aviation mechanics in the semiconductor and electronic component manufacturing industry can range as high as $89,920, and the top-paying states as of 2014 were listed as Kentucky, New Jersey, Colorado, Washington and Hawaii.

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