What is the starting salary for an aircraft electrician?

The average starting salary for an aircraft electrician as of 2010 is approximately $40,000 per year. As you progress in the field, you can make as much as about $46,000, as is the case with the top 25 percent of aircraft electricians in the industry. The amount of money that you make in this particular profession has a lot to do with what type of airline you work for. If you work for a smaller, regional airline, you will generally be on the low end of the pay scale. Larger international airlines typically pay a little bit better.