U.S. Mechanic Wages Plummeted During Pandemic

Real median wages for U.S. aircraft mechanics plummeted nearly 8% in 2020, after increasing about 1% annually since 2000.
Carriers and shops have been innovating for a while in new tools for recruiting and training mechanics to avoid looming shortage of these highly skilled workers. These efforts will undoubtedly continue during the current recovery. But companies must not ignore the most traditional method of...

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