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Highest Paying Industries for Avionics Technicians

The top 38 highest paying industries for avionics 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $83,210, testing laboratories is the highest paying industry for avionics technicians. It is followed by scheduled air transportation industry (average annual salary $74,330). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of avionics technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 38 Highest Paying Industries for Avionics Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Testing Laboratories
$83,210
n/a
2 Scheduled Air Transportation
$74,330
1,390
3 Air Transportation
$70,610
1,670
4 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$66,930
480
5 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,420
40
6 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,010
700
7 Engineering Services
$62,760
330
8 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$62,200
5,330
9 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$61,770
5,430
10 Manufacturing
$60,870
6,070
11 Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$60,230
270
12 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$57,100
80
13 Technical and Trade Schools
$57,100
80
14 Educational Services - Privately owned
$57,030
80
15 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$56,230
570
16 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$55,720
620
17 Transportation and Warehousing
$55,370
6,800
18 Educational Services
$55,320
100
19 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,270
1,870
20 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$55,270
1,840
21 Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,270
1,840
22 Federal government, including USPS
$55,000
1,790
23 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$55,000
1,790
24 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$52,350
5,080
25 Support Activities for Transportation
$52,340
5,080
26 Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$50,790
340
27 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$49,090
420
28 Repair and Maintenance
$48,800
410
29 Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$48,610
n/a
30 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$46,740
n/a
31 Wholesale Trade
$46,740
n/a
32 Administrative and Support Services
$46,340
810
33 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,340
810
34 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$46,050
130
35 Employment Services
$45,350
790
36 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$44,920
40
37 Temporary Help Services
$44,470
560
38 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$43,130
n/a
See also: Highest paying cities for avionics technicians.