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The need for Aircraft Maintenance Technician jobs been steadily increasing as the Aviation Industry has continued it's strong upward trend. Top Flight Jobs is proud to work with some of the best companies in the Aviation Industry to list Aircraft Maintenance Technician Jobs online.

What is an Aircraft Maintenance Technician?

From Wikipedia: Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT), refers to a licensed qualification for carrying out aircraft maintenance. Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) inspect and perform or supervise maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration of aircraft and aircraft systems. In the USA, for a person who holds a mechanic certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration; the rules for certification, and for certificate-holders, are detailed in Subpart D of Part 65 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), which are part of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations.[1] The US licensed qualification is sometimes referred to by the FAA as the Aviation Maintenance Technician and is commonly referred to as the Airframe and Powerplant (A&P). In many countries the equivalent license to an AMT is the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME).

How much do Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Make?

According to the Bureau Of Labor Statistics as of May 2015, the median Aircraft Maintenance Technician salary was $58,370. The lowest 10% of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians earned less than $34,770 and the highest 10% earned more than $89,050.

How do I become an Aircraft Maintenance Technician?

Becoming an Aircraft Maintenance Technician involves getting the relevant training through an FAA Approved School (A list which can be found here) or meeting the requirements listed by the FAA in order to take the Airframe and Powerplant Certification Tests.

What determines the salary of an Aircraft Maintenance Technician?

Salaries for Aircraft Maintenance Technician Jobs depends on a variety of factors, including:

  • Number of Years Experience working on Aircraft
  • Education Level
  • Additional Certifications and Licenses Held
  • Geographical location of the work being performed
  • The Employer and Their Willingness To Pay For Skilled Labor

What jobs can you get as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician?

The following are a list of common job titles that are available to Aircraft Maintenance Technicians