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Occupational Employment Statistics


49-2091 Avionics Technicians

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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 307$38.48/hr$30.87/hr$30.99/hr$32.37/hr$41.10/hr$61.84/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities30$35.07/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration10$32.37/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -10-
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/A$19.40/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 30$32.37/hr14.3%
Minnesota 40$33.23/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 40$32.37/hrN/A

  • Set up and operate ground support and test equipment to perform functional flight tests of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Keep records of maintenance and repair work.
  • Coordinate work with that of engineers, technicians, and other aircraft maintenance personnel.
  • Assemble components such as switches, electrical controls, and junction boxes, using hand tools or soldering irons.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies, using hand tools or soldering irons.
  • Keep records of maintenance and repair work.
  • Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, or voltmeters.
  • Lay out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems, following documentation such as blueprints, manuals, and wiring diagrams.
  • Keep records of maintenance and repair work.
  • Install electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft, using hand tools, power tools, or soldering irons.