Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Salary in India

There is a wide scope for the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME). The aviation sector is developing fast in India. It earns huge profit, so there is huge demand of more aircraft as a result the companies looking for young, energetic and dynamic Aircraft Maintenance Engineers in India. An aircraft requires lot of maintenance which increases demand of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer in India.

At present time more than 90% of maintenance and repair work done in abroad.  In an effort to make India a hub for aircraft maintenance and repair, the government plans to set up two new facilities in the country to scale up the sector currently valued at around Rs.5,000 crore.  It will increase hues demand of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer in India.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer license holder starting salary can be Rs 15,000 to 20,000 per month and it can go up to Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.5 lakhs also.

Due to the international career Indian Aircraft Maintenance Engineer has a great scope in out of Indian also.

Our of India AME Salaries

Starting salary                           $65,000 P/A

Senior AME salary                     $115,000 P/A

Average AME salary                  $84,000 P/A


According to an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) earns an average salary of Rs 802,102 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years’ experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years’ experience. A skill in Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.

Nowadays, people prefer to travel by aeroplane than ship. So, the number of travelers who are traveling by flights increasing at a faster rate. This makes a huge demand of new aircraft to compensate the huge traffic at airport. Apart from few Indian companies, foreign companies also jumped into this sector and earning a handsome profit.

Last year Indigo airline signed a deal worth $26.6 billion with Airbus. Indigo will buy at least 250 aircrafts in coming years. Similarly other airline companies are buying planes and upgrading their fleet. Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible to safety, security & maintenance of aircraft. An Aircraft cannot fly without an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.

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