AU$72,411
Avg. Salary
AU$32.36
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) is AU$32.36 per hour.

The average pay for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) is AU$72,411 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$72,411
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Salary AU$47,745 - AU$121,894
Bonus AU$997 - AU$24,240
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$47,090 - AU$111,436
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 170
Hourly Data AU$0AU$92
Hourly Rate AU$21.86 - AU$45.79
Overtime AU$35.61 - AU$92.25
Annual Data AU$0AU$111K
Bonus AU$997 - AU$24,240
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$47,090 - AU$111,436
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 136

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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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

Pay by Experience for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) has a positive trend. An entry-level Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,000 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 94 salaries. An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$87,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$71,751

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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Salaries

▲21%

▲13%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼6%

▼23%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 86%