Avionics Technicians

5.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
40%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
5.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$69,280
or $33.30 hourly
VOLUME
18,910
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 40% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Avionics Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 5.1% by 2031
'Avionics Technicians' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Avionics Technicians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Avionics Technicians' was $69,280, or $33.30 hourly
'Avionics Technicians' are paid 51.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as avionics technicians?

As of 2021 there were 18,910 people employed as Avionics Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.013% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 7 thousand people are employed as Avionics Technicians.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 49-2091.00

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