An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) earns an average salary of $61,949 per year.

$32,409 - $100,035
(Median)
$32K
$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $61,948
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$16.77 - $40.55
(Median)
$17
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,409 - $100,035  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
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$33,297 - $99,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$500$1K$1.5K
Hourly Rate
$16.77 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$1M$2M$3M
Bonus
$4,913  
   
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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$33,297 - $99,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.

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Experience Affects Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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