Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technician Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for aircraft mechanics and service technicians in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of aircraft mechanics and service technicians among Washington metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,150
25th Percentile Wage
$48,310
50th Percentile Wage
$66,300
75th Percentile Wage
$90,240
90th Percentile Wage
$99,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aircraft mechanics and service technicians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aircraft mechanics and service technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,300
-9.59% 15.46%
2016
$72,660
4.69% -
2015
$69,250
6.06% -
2014
$65,050
-0.12% -
2013
$65,130
13.94% -
2012
$56,050
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of aircraft mechanics and service technicians in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of aircraft mechanics and service technicians in state of Washington ranges from $56,310 to $70,200. The highest paying area for aircraft mechanics and service technicians in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $70,200. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Bremerton-Silverdale (mean annual salary $69,480). The lowest paying area is Spokane with a median annual salary of $56,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$70,200
Bremerton-Silverdale
$69,480
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$69,060
Tacoma
$67,750
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$63,030
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$62,570
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,980
Olympia
$59,560
Bellingham
$57,710
Spokane
$56,310




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