The salary range for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) in India can vary depending on several factors such as the type of organization they work for, their level of experience, and location.
For freshers, who just completed their AME training, the starting salary can be around 2.5 to 3 Lakhs per annum. With experience, an AME can earn upto 4-5 Lakhs per annum, depending on their level of expertise, the type of aircraft they are certified to work on and the type of organization they work for.
AMEs who are employed by the Indian Air Force or other government organizations generally receive higher pay than those working in the private sector. AMEs who are employed by major airlines or aircraft manufacturing companies usually earn more than those working for smaller, regional airlines or maintenance and repair organizations.
Individuals who have additional certifications such as a license to work on specific types of aircraft, or additional training in avionics, can also expect to earn higher salaries.
In general, AMEs working in major cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, or Bengaluru tend to earn more than those working in smaller cities or rural areas.
Please note that these are approximate figures, and may vary based on the current market scenario, location and the companys size and reputation.