What is the average aircraft mechanic salary range?

According to the most recent salary information from 2009 to 2010 for the aviation industry, the average aircraft mechanic salary is within a range of $40,300 USD annually to $62,700 USD per year. While new graduates of certified aircraft mechanic schools can expect to earn somewhere in the range of $32,000 USD to $37,000 USD per year, those that have over five years of experience and specialized training working on major airline components can expect to earn well over $70,000 USD per year with benefits. Depending on the type of airline equipment or line that is worked on, aircraft mechanics are in high demand in the growing airline industry so these pay levels are expected to climb in the future.