Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
The average salary for an Aircraft Engineer is £36,925
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Engineers?
An entry-level Aircraft Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,230 based on 5 salaries. An early career Aircraft Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,625 based on 24 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Aircraft Engineers Do?
An aircraft engineer is the person responsible for ensuring that airplanes within a fleet of air services providers are properly maintained, repaired, and safe for flight. The engineer performs a variety of daily inspections on different aircraft, logs the results of any anomalies or tests performed on the airplanes, and performs or oversees any necessary repairs and re-inspections.
Many of the inspections that aircraft engineers perform on planes are of the routine variety. These inspections …Read more
- Compose sketches and use CAD programs to engineer tool design.
- Provide technical knowledge and support for other areas of the design process.
- Design aircraft or specific parts of aircraft.