Career Outlook for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Also known as:  A&P Mechanic, Aircraft Engine Mechanic, Aircraft Engine Specialist, Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic, Airframe Mechanic, Airplane Rigger, FAA Certified Powerplant Mechanic, Flight Test Mechanic, Helicopter Mechanic, Jet Engine Mechanic
The overall job outlook for Aircraft Mechanic or Service Technician careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 4.15 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.69 percent per year. Demand for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 11,790 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.25 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians in the following states
Texas 14,970
California 11,420
Florida 7,820
Georgia 7,220
Oklahoma 5,690
Washington 5,300
New Jersey 4,920
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
Rhode Island 90
Guam 110
Wyoming 110
Vermont 110
South Dakota 160
Maine 170
New Hampshire 200
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