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Best States For An Aircraft Mechanic

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Aircraft Mechanics, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Aircraft Mechanic positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

Our research shows that Alaska is the best state in the country for Aircraft Mechanics.

The most common schools for Aircraft Mechanics are Community College of the Air Force, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach, and University of Phoenix, and the most common majors are Aviation and Automotive Technology.

The median salary for Aircraft Mechanics in Alaska is $82,942.

Compare that to the median salary in Maine of $39,613, which ranked worst for Aircraft Mechanics, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

We found that the Midwest is best for Aircraft Mechanics, and the West is the worst.

Anchorage, AK is the best city in the country for Aircraft Mechanic jobs, where as Alaska is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States In America For Aircraft Mechanics in 2020

  1. Alaska
  2. Nevada
  3. Kentucky
  4. South Carolina
  5. New Jersey
  6. Arizona
  7. Delaware
  8. Connecticut
  9. Alabama
  10. Colorado
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  • (47 jobs)
  • (58 jobs)
  • (99 jobs)
  • (87 jobs)
  • (138 jobs)
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  • (64 jobs)
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To determine the best states for Aircraft Mechanics, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Aircraft Mechanics include United States Air Force and U.S. Navy.

Below is the list of the best states for Aircraft Mechanics.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Aircraft Mechanics In 2020

1. Alaska

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
36 $82,942 $54,000 $125,000 4.82
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Alaska

2. Nevada

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
47 $66,744 $41,000 $107,000 1.61
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Nevada

3. Kentucky

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
58 $53,784 $36,000 $78,000 1.34
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Kentucky

4. South Carolina

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
99 $53,565 $35,000 $80,000 1.84
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in South Carolina

5. New Jersey

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
87 $64,248 $36,000 $113,000 0.69
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in New Jersey

6. Arizona

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
138 $53,283 $35,000 $79,000 1.78
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Arizona

7. Delaware

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
13 $59,553 $35,000 $100,000 0.97
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Delaware

8. Connecticut

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
21 $64,227 $35,000 $115,000 0.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Connecticut

9. Alabama

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
64 $52,113 $36,000 $75,000 1.31
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Alabama

10. Colorado

Total Aircraft Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
100 $58,351 $40,000 $84,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Colorado

How We Determined The Best States To Be An Aircraft Mechanic

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed List Of The Best States For An Aircraft Mechanic

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