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Avionics Technicians

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Install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.


  • Most workers learn their jobs in 1 of about 170 schools certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  • Job opportunities should be favorable for persons who have completed an aircraft mechanic training program, but keen competition is likely for jobs at major airlines, which offer the best pay and benefits.
  • Job opportunities are likely to continue to be best at small commuter and regional airlines, at FAA repair stations, and in general aviation.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $54,720/yr ($27.36/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Associates Degree