Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians (49-3011)

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Includes helicopter and aircraft engine specialists. Excludes Avionics Technician (49-2091).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 1476 1504 1.9 40 82 125
United States 136900 141200 0.0 3700 7700 11800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 33.19 18.74 24.89 31.94 41.06 49.94
Alaska 32.45 18.55 26.25 33.17 38.74 44.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 31.77 17.36 24.63 33.06 38.41 42.87
Fairbanks North Star Borough 30.70 24.61 26.89 30.02 35.68 39.96
Balance of State 35.37 23.91 28.59 35.29 41.81 48.20

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.