An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) earns an average salary of AU$69,997 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$47,387 - AU$116,748
(Median)
AU$47K
AU$70K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$69,997
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AU$21.64 - AU$45.89
(Median)
AU$22
AU$32
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$47,387 - AU$116,748  
   
Bonus
AU$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$46,118 - AU$108,587  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$21.64 - AU$45.89  
   
Overtime
AU$30.64 - AU$88.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$4,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,118 - AU$108,587  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,728

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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Reviews

What is it like working as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)?

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) in Brisbane:
"The main duty of an AME is to ensure aircrafts are airworthy."
Pros: Working against time and under pressure. Over the years I have built and nurtured confidence in carrying out my duty as an AME and I am now looking for new challenges.
Cons: I like almost everything about my job. Nothing in particular that I don't like.

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Experience Affects Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
AU$71,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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