How much does a Aeronautical Engineer make?

Updated Jun 12, 2021

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Experience

$90,966 /yr
Average Base Pay

249 salaries

$63K

Low

$91K

Average

$131K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Aeronautical Engineer is $90,966 in United States. Filter by location to see Aeronautical Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 249 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Aeronautical Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Aerospace Engineer$94,292 /yr
L3
Senior Aerospace Engineer$122,226 /yr
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Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Aeronautical Engineer

$88,828

 /yr
Range: $67K - $167K
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$67K

$167K

$66,515 - $166,756 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Aeronautical Engineer

$97,115

 /yr
Range: $71K - $200K

$71K

$200K

$71,155 - $199,627 Range

Beechcraft
2.9

Beechcraft

Aeronautical Engineer

$72,621

 /yr
Range: $64K - $80K

$64K

$80K

$64,082 - $79,718 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Aeronautical Engineer

$109,323

 /yr
Range: $56K - $154K

$56K

$154K

$56,319 - $153,530 Range

U.S. Department of Transportation
4.1

U.S. Department of Transportation

Aeronautical Engineer

$115,361

 /yr
Range: $93K - $139K

$93K

$139K

$93,313 - $138,704 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Aeronautical Engineer

$108,620

 /yr
Range: $71K - $124K

$71K

$124K

$71,011 - $124,286 Range

Perspecta
3.5

Perspecta

Aeronautical Engineer

$83,790

 /yr
Range: $59K - $102K

$59K

$102K

$59,001 - $101,657 Range

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Maxar Technologies
4

Maxar Technologies

Aeronautical Engineer

$111,231

 /yr
Range: $109K - $197K

$109K

$197K

$108,620 - $197,396 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Aeronautical Engineer - Monthly

$11,820

 /mo
Range: $10K - $12K

$10K

$12K

$9,673 - $12,199 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Aeronautical Engineer

$84,337

 /yr
Range: $83K - $93K

$83K

$93K

$83,032 - $93,084 Range

Sierra Nevada Corporation
3.7

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Aeronautical Engineer

$77,809

 /yr
Range: $58K - $97K

$58K

$97K

$58,488 - $97,131 Range

SMA
4.1

SMA

Aeronautical Engineer - Hourly

$78

 /hr
Range: $78 - $78

$78

$78

$78 - $78 Range

L3Harris
3.7

L3Harris

Aeronautical Engineer

$81,465

 /yr
Range: $75K - $81K

$75K

$81K

$74,608 - $81,465 Range

Textron Aviation
3.8

Textron Aviation

Aeronautical Engineer

$72,651

 /yr
Range: $72K - $73K

$72K

$73K

$71,647 - $72,651 Range

Atlantic Aviation
3.5

Atlantic Aviation

Aeronautical Engineer

$58,164

 /yr
Range: $58K - $72K

$58K

$72K

$58,108 - $72,167 Range

Zona Technology
5

Zona Technology

Aeronautical Engineer

$117,520

 /yr
Range: $118K - $118K

$118K

$118K

$117,520 - $117,520 Range

Design Analysis
4.8

Design Analysis

Aeronautical Engineer

$75,127

 /yr
Range: $72K - $83K

$72K

$83K

$71,570 - $82,793 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Aeronautical Engineer - Hourly Intern
About 

$26 -$42

 hourly

$26

$42

$26 - $42 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Aeronautical Engineer
About 

$80K -$86K

$80K

$86K

$79,966 - $86,134 Range

University of Maryland
4.3

University of Maryland

Aeronautical Engineer
About 

$56K -$83K

$56K

$83K

$55,596 - $83,428 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Aeronautical Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Aeronautical Engineer is $90,966 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 249 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Aeronautical Engineer employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Aeronautical Engineer in United States is $131,359 per year.

The lowest salary for a Aeronautical Engineer in United States is $62,994 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent aeronautical engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$72,000
per year
An Aerospace Engineer in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$180,000
per year
An Aerospace Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$45
hourly
An Aerospace Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $45 per hour
Job Highlights
Atlanta, GA Area area
Intern
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$100,000
per year
An Aerospace Engineer in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$107,000
per year
An Aerospace Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $107,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
An Aerospace Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$15
hourly
An Aerospace in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$151,441
per year
An Aerospace Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $151,441 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$82,000
per year
An Aerospace Engineer in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Cleveland, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
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