Average Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) in Canada is C$28.88.
MEDIAN C$28.88
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Hourly Rate
C$18 - C$38
C$409 - C$17,664
Profit Sharing
C$993 - C$30,201
Total Pay
C$39,022 - C$92,033

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Job Description for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

Popular Employer Salaries for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

The top respondents for the job title Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) are from the companies Air Canada, WestJet Airlines Ltd. and Avmax Group Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at WestJet Airlines Ltd. where the average pay is C$37.09. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Air Canada and Diamond Aircraft, earning around C$34.20 and C$31.09, respectively. Jazz Air LP pays the lowest at around C$19.18. Avmax Group Inc. and Voyageur Airways also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$26.00 and C$28.56, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

Skills that pay less than market rate include Gas Turbine, Avionics, Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

An entry-level Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$18.70 based on 24 salaries. An early career Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$22.61 based on 143 salaries. A mid-career Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$29.64 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$33.57 based on 129 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$35.
Employees with Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 21.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (13.1% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (27.3% less), Ottawa, Ontario (13.9% less) and Toronto, Ontario (12.1% less).

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