Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Mataaro Whakatika Waka Rererangi

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Aircraft maintenance engineers install, maintain and repair aircraft structures, airframes and engines, and aircraft radio, avionic (electronic) and mechanical systems.


Aircraft maintenance engineers with less than four years’ experience usually earn

$28K-$60K per year

Senior aircraft maintenance engineers with six years' experience or more usually earn

$60K-$130K per year

Source: ServiceIQ International Limited 2015.

Job opportunities

The chances of getting a job as an aircraft maintenance engineer are average due to stable numbers of people in the role.
A large aircraft sitting in a hangar

A Boeing 737 undergoing routine maintenance in a hangar

Last updated 20 June 2017