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Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $26.21
Statewide median: $18.65

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$22.61 $27.79 $34.58
Minnesota
$15.41 $26.21 $31.98
Central Minnesota
$23.74 $27.27 $30.37
Northeast Minnesota
$26.12 $28.06 $29.44
Northwest Minnesota
$16.28 $19.44 $26.07
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$14.01 $25.85 $34.88

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,440 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 340 new Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians to meet market demand between 2012-2022. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 121,700 124,700 3,000 2.4%
Minnesota 1,269 1,164 -105 -8.3%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 35 34 -1 -2.9%
Northeast Minnesota 67 61 -6 -9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,040 919 -121 -11.6%
Southwest Minnesota 50 62 12 24%
Northwest Minnesota 55 60 5 9.1%
Southeast Minnesota 40 41 1 2.5%


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