Industry averages based on current listings from Avjobs.com
he industry is hurting, but there are Networking, tapping into industry contacts
openings for A&Ps. As of Aug. 7, who can help you in your job search, can be
according to www.avjobs.com, there accomplished either by talking to others in the
were A&P positions available in Tampa, industry that might know of job leads and/or
FL; Bellingham, WA; Salt Lake City; getting referrals from others who might know
Seattle; and Denver. of new opportunities. Avjobs has features can
Once again AMT presents a look at help in this process as does AMT’s Forums, at
what the industry offers in terms of salary http://forums.amtonline.com.
statistics and job titles to help you know Established in 1988, Avjobs.com
what’s out there. The numbers reflect the specializes in all types of aviation:
recent rise in the minimum hourly wage. commercial, corporate, and general aviation.
Finding a job can be a full-time The site offers tips on resumes, cover letters,
occupation in itself. As many as eight out interviews, follow up, and negotiating pay.
of 10 new jobs are obtained through some While the industry may pay more or less
type of personal contact, this should only than the aviation positions listed, the charts
be the starting point in your search for represent what is available curently on
your next step in the aviation profession. www.avjobs.com. AMT
Title Minimum Average Maximum
A&P Mechanic $26,000 $47,214 $65,000
Avionics $26,000 $56,583 $100,000
Ground/Ramp $32,954 $41,511 $48,092
Helicopter $60,000 $75,000 $90,000
Management $35,000 $68,823 $163,062