How much does an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) make in the United States? The average Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) salary in the United States is $72,455 as of August 27, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $62,629 and $81,834. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) ?

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME), also Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME or L-AME), is a licensed person who carries out and certifies aircraft maintenance. The license is widespread internationally and is recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The American FAA recognise the qualification in foreign countries but refer to it as Aviation Maintenance Engineer rather than "Aircraft...". Countries which issue or recognize AME licenses internally include; Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, India, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and much of Asia. The Ameri...

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You will be working alongside other Aviation professionals, engineers, data scientists, software ... Minimum four years of aviation related maintenance experience * Thorough understanding of aircraft ...
Neuvoo - 3 days ago
... aircraft and locations -Manage and deploy annual and out of cycle baseline updates -Develop engineering design and test plans to meet all system requirements -Develop and maintain engineering ... - 3 days ago
BOEING - Fairfax , VA
These systems are deployed to aircraft, ships, submarines and ground mobile vehicles for purposes ... Develop and maintain network topology and configuration * Support system-level cybersecurity ...
Boeing - 1 day ago
Fulcrum Concepts LLC - Mattaponi , VA
Does integration of FLIR sensors, monitors, data bus systems, aircraft survivability equipment ... Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance if required Physical Requirements
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
HII Technical Solutions - Newport News , VA
... aircraft carriers maintenance period. The selected candidate will bring prior operational or ... Produces engineering documentation, reports, drawings (flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics - 73 days ago
EDI Staffing - Springfield , VA
... aircraft, undersea vehicles, etc.) and dismounted soldiers. Most of this work has an energy focus ... while maintaining our company values: accountability, innovation, integrity, teamwork and work ...
ZipRecruiter - 37 days ago

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