Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technician Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for aircraft mechanics and service technicians in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of aircraft mechanics and service technicians among West Virginia 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,560
25th Percentile Wage
$42,700
50th Percentile Wage
$56,190
75th Percentile Wage
$65,570
90th Percentile Wage
$73,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aircraft mechanics and service technicians in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.73
25th Percentile Wage
$20.53
50th Percentile Wage
$27.01
75th Percentile Wage
$31.52
90th Percentile Wage
$35.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for aircraft mechanics and service technicians in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.29. The median hourly salary is $27.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.73.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of aircraft mechanics and service technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,1905.27%6.89%
201553,230-3.36%-
201455,0203.14%-
201353,2901.82%-
201252,320--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of aircraft mechanics and service technicians in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of aircraft mechanics and service technicians in state of West Virginia ranges from $53,080 to $69,690. The highest paying area for aircraft mechanics and service technicians in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $69,690. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Hagerstown-Martinsburg (mean annual salary $65,570). The lowest paying area is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$69,690
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$65,570
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$53,080


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