Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Salary

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) earns an average salary of $64,653 per year.

$25,169 - $100,390
$25K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $64,653
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$16.89 - $40.27
$17
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $25.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$25,169 - $100,390  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
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$29,799 - $100,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.89 - $40.27  
   
Overtime
$47.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$29,799 - $100,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

A aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) performs mechanical work at the skilled craftsman level, assisting in the repair, maintenance, rebuilding, and servicing of aircraft. Regular duties for an aircraft maintenance engineer include carrying out daily aircraft maintenance and overhaul programs, checking the condition of various aircraft and engines, and completing repairs and replacements. They must follow their organization's approved maintenance procedures, and they may be required to fly with aircraft as a flight engineer. These engineers should be able to direct the work of many air mechanics.

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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.

Key Stats for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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