Install, diagnose, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on avionics and aircraft electronics. Today, aircraft are becoming increasingly advanced and not only connect to multiple systems in the aircraft but directly to the internet. The demand for avionics technicians is high.
Traits of an Avionics Maintenance/Engineering Technician:
Love for hands-on work
High level of attention to detail
Motivation to learn and adapt to ever-changing technology
The median annual wage for avionics technicians was $69,280 in May 2021. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $38,700, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $100,860.
High school diploma required. Associates degree common.