How much does a Launch Engineer make?

Updated Jul 27, 2021

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Experience

$84,891 /yr
Average Base Pay

67 salaries

$64K

Low

$85K

Average

$113K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Launch Engineer is $84,891 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Launch Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 67 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Launch Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Project Engineer$78,240 /yr
L3
Senior Project Engineer$102,389 /yr
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SpaceX
4.2

SpaceX

Launch Engineer

$96,730

 /yr
Range: $80K - $150K
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$80K

$150K

$80,000 - $149,770 Range

Ford Motor Company
4.1

Ford Motor Company

Launch Engineer

$82,668

 /yr
Range: $68K - $111K

$68K

$111K

$68,162 - $110,902 Range

North American Lighting
4

North American Lighting

Launch Engineer

$72,491

 /yr
Range: $64K - $89K

$64K

$89K

$63,552 - $89,246 Range

Western Digital
3.8

Western Digital

Launch Engineer

$77,307

 /yr
Range: $75K - $79K

$75K

$79K

$74,719 - $79,147 Range

Ford Motor Company
4.1

Ford Motor Company

Launch Engineer - Hourly Contractor

$34

 /hr
Range: $29 - $38

$29

$38

$29 - $38 Range

SpaceX
4.2

SpaceX

Launch Engineer - Hourly Intern

$31

 /hr
Range: $28 - $33

$28

$33

$28 - $33 Range

Byrne Electrical Specialists
2.8

Byrne Electrical Specialists

Launch Engineer

$85,239

 /yr
Range: $65K - $85K

$65K

$85K

$65,199 - $85,239 Range

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UPS
3.5

UPS

Launch Engineer
About 

$40K -$44K

$40K

$44K

$40,043 - $43,990 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Launch Engineer - Hourly
About 

$30 -$32

 hourly

$30

$32

$30 - $32 Range

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
3.6

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Launch Engineer
About 

$88K -$96K

$88K

$96K

$87,745 - $95,755 Range

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
3.6

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Launch Engineer - Contractor
About 

$68K -$73K

$68K

$73K

$67,735 - $73,219 Range

SpaceX
4.2

SpaceX

Launch Engineer
About 

$83K -$89K

$83K

$89K

$82,724 - $89,221 Range

PPG
3.4

PPG

Launch Engineer
About 

$85K -$91K

$85K

$91K

$84,763 - $90,646 Range

Autoliv
3.7

Autoliv

Launch Engineer
About 

$66K -$72K

$66K

$72K

$65,913 - $72,185 Range

Gentex (Michigan)
3.4

Gentex (Michigan)

Launch Engineer
About 

$56K -$61K

$56K

$61K

$56,214 - $61,344 Range

Roush Industries
3.8

Roush Industries

Launch Engineer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$22 -$25

 hourly

$22

$25

$22 - $25 Range

Jaguar Land Rover
3.7

Jaguar Land Rover

Launch Engineer
About 

$51K -$55K

$51K

$55K

$51,400 - $55,234 Range

Martinrea International
3.1

Martinrea International

Launch Engineer
About 

$75K -$82K

$75K

$82K

$75,267 - $81,683 Range

SRG Global
3.3

SRG Global

Launch Engineer
About 

$64K -$69K

$64K

$69K

$63,705 - $68,684 Range

Shape Corp
3.6

Shape Corp

Launch Engineer
About 

$56K -$60K

$56K

$60K

$55,626 - $59,634 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Launch Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Launch Engineer is $84,891 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Launch Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 67 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Launch Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Launch Engineer in United States is $113,145 per year.

The lowest salary for a Launch Engineer in United States is $63,693 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Launch Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Launch Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$97,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $97,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k profit sharing
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
A Project Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$124,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $124,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$103,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $103,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$89,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Decatur, IL Area area reported making $89,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Decatur, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$59,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $59,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$77,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $77,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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