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Highest Paying Cities for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for aircraft mechanics and service technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of aircraft mechanics and service technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $105,910, Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky is the highest paying city for aircraft mechanics and service technicians. It is followed by Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut (average annual salary $91,020). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of aircraft mechanics and service technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$105,910
1,130
2 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$91,020
680
3 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$85,290
5,480
4 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$82,060
830
5 Laredo, Texas
$79,910
n/a
6 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$79,750
40
7 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$79,670
920
8 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$76,320
460
9 Bismarck, North Dakota
$75,580
30
10 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$75,580
1,580
11 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$75,170
1,660
12 California-Lexington Park, USA
$75,040
850
13 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$74,940
40
14 Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$74,710
640
15 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$74,250
190
16 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$73,540
2,010
17 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$73,130
1,070
18 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$73,070
370
19 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,060
710
20 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,060
990
21 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$73,010
180
22 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$72,540
2,610
23 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$72,500
2,240
24 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$72,120
1,060
25 Worcester, Massachusetts
$71,890
70
26 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$71,620
160
27 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$71,420
150
28 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$70,990
1,530
29 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$70,820
2,230
30 Springfield, Massachusetts
$70,730
560
31 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$70,540
n/a
32 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$70,460
1,510
33 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$70,210
170
34 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$70,200
4,380
35 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$69,800
80
36 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$69,480
110
37 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$69,430
1,530
38 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$69,420
460
39 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$69,400
450
40 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$69,250
410
41 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$69,060
4,530
42 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$68,970
60
43 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$68,800
30
44 Amarillo, Texas
$68,700
80
45 Anchorage, Alaska
$68,500
840
46 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$68,450
2,800
47 Hammond, USA
$68,290
30
48 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$68,290
180
49 Wilmington, New Jersey
$67,850
360
50 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$67,820
4,760
51 Tacoma, Washington
$67,750
160
52 Honolulu, Hawaii
$67,720
1,070
53 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$67,540
4,460
54 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$67,470
90
55 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$67,350
1,380
56 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$66,780
2,610
57 Lafayette, Louisiana
$66,680
330
58 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$66,440
4,730
59 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$66,110
720
60 Toledo, Ohio
$65,920
150
61 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$65,910
3,540
62 Camden, New Jersey
$65,830
170
63 Fairbanks, Alaska
$65,830
230
64 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$65,810
70
65 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$65,770
5,510
66 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$65,610
3,650
67 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$65,470
280
68 Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, Maryland
$65,260
n/a
69 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$65,160
2,050
70 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$64,900
90
71 St Louis, Missouri
$64,660
1,310
72 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$64,570
70
73 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$64,390
60
74 Urban Honolulu, USA
$64,030
1,090
75 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$63,950
990
76 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$63,860
320
77 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$63,800
170
78 Dover, Delaware
$63,780
120
79 El Paso, Texas
$63,710
80
80 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$63,700
70
81 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$63,700
520
82 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$63,680
370
83 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$63,510
360
84 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$63,280
30
85 Corpus Christi, Texas
$63,270
820
86 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, USA
$63,210
160
87 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$63,140
40
88 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$63,140
120
89 Memphis, Tennessee
$63,130
320
90 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$63,120
40
91 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$63,120
200
92 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$63,030
40
93 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$62,830
80
94 Jacksonville, North Carolina
$62,740
90
95 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$62,570
310
96 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$62,570
590
97 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$62,560
140
98 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$62,490
60
99 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$62,490
1,510
100 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$62,460
330
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