AME has got tremendous career opportunity in Airlines, General Aviation industry, manufacturing industry and defense sectors due to all-round strong growth in Aviation Industry. The latest aviation policy of Govt. of India also highlights this fact and projects over 3.3 lacs new jobs in the next few years in this sector.

Usually, an AME joins as a trainee in the airlines or general aviation after completion of the approved program. This extends an opportunity to gain experience to meet the requirement of Type Rated License which is the mandatory requirement to work as an AME.

In a nutshell, here are the potential areas where AME’s can work:

•National Airlines
•Private airlines
•International airlines
•Flying Clubs
•Aircraft manufacturing industries /companies
•Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO)
•Aircraft-parts manufacturing industries

Typical average salaries by geographies for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

•India- INR 40 Lakhs/ per annum for experienced AMEs
•Canada – $41,768.22 per year
•United States – $61,949 per year
•United Arab Emirates – $77,474.67 per year
•United Kingdom – $51,534.73 per year
•Australia – $52,457.02 per year