Career Outlook for Avionics Technicians

Also known as:  Aircraft Armament Mechanic, Aircraft Electrician, Aircraft Instrument Mechanic, Airplane Electrician, Automatic Pilot Mechanic, Aviation Electronics Technician, In-Flight Refueling System Repairer
The overall job outlook for Avionics Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 17.93 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.99 percent per year. Demand for Avionics Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 2,490 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.70 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Avionics Technicians in the following states
Texas 2,340
Georgia 1,680
California 1,680
Florida 1,050
Alabama 920
Washington 900
Illinois 670
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Avionics Technicians
Kentucky 30
Hawaii 40
New Hampshire 40
Mississippi 50
Alaska 50
Montana 50
Idaho 60