The number of people working as Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Mechanical) (in their main job) fell over 5 years:
from 2,200 in 2011 to 1,800 in 2016.
- Size: This is a very small occupation.
- Location: Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Mechanical) work in many parts of Australia. New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory have a large share of workers.
- Industries: Most work in Public Administration and Safety; Manufacturing; and Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
- Full-time: Most work full-time (96%, much higher than the average of 66%).
- Hours: Full-time workers spend around 43 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
- Age: The average age is 33 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
- Gender: 5% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).
Employers found it hard to fill vacancies for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Avionics/Mechanical) in 2018. Find out more in the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business latest report on Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Avionics/Mechanical).