Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Aerospace Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$106,216 / yrTotal Pay
$86,181 / yrBase Pay
$20,035 / yrAdditional Pay

$106,216

 / yr
$58K$284K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Aerospace Engineer is $106,216 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $86,181 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $20,035 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Aerospace Engineer

$106,216 /yr
Aerospace Engineer
$122,026 /yr
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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent Salaries Shared

For aerospace engineer

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$76,000

/yr

$75K | $1K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$65,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$45,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aerospace

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$1,519

/hr

$19 | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$200,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$113,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Aeronautical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$98,285

/yr

$95K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$135,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Aerospace Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Aerospace Engineer is $86,181 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Aerospace Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2265 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Aerospace Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an Aerospace Engineer in United States is $134,344 per year.

The lowest salary for an Aerospace Engineer in United States is $55,285 per year.

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