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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Aerospace Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$104,360 / yrTotal Pay
$85,897 / yrBase Pay
$18,462 / yrAdditional Pay

$104,360

 / yr
$57K$273K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Aerospace Engineer is $104,360 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $85,897 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 $18,462 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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$104,360 /yr
Aerospace Engineer
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What are total pay estimates for an Aerospace Engineer at different companies?

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NASA
4.5
Aerospace Engineer173 salaries17 open jobs

$125,066

 / yr
Boeing
3.8
Aerospace Engineer127 salaries2,797 open jobs

$99,929

 / yr
US Air Force
4.1
Aerospace Engineer96 salaries768 open jobs

$112,203

 / yr

$110,096

 / yr

$101,546

 / yr

$107,287

 / yr
US Navy
3.7
Aerospace Engineer57 salaries98 open jobs

$106,810

 / yr

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NAWC
3.8
Aerospace Engineer42 salaries

$105,844

 / yr
FAA
4.1
Aerospace Engineer41 salaries109 open jobs

$114,849

 / yr
Dynetics
3.8
Aerospace Engineer31 salaries181 open jobs

$103,433

 / yr

$103,574

 / yr
SpaceX
4.0
Aerospace Engineer29 salaries865 open jobs

$115,856

 / yr

$115,609

 / yr

$106,543

 / yr

$104,539

 / yr
US Army
3.8
Aerospace Engineer21 salaries2,455 open jobs

$102,347

 / yr
Jacobs
3.9
Aerospace Engineer21 salaries4,835 open jobs

$81,849

 / yr

$126,382

 / yr
AeroTEC
3.5
Aerospace Engineer19 salaries54 open jobs

$93,737

 / yr
Leidos
3.9
Aerospace Engineer16 salaries6,571 open jobs

$103,087

 / 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 aerospace engineer Salaries

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Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$94,000

/yr

$93K | $1K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Propulsion Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$105,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$68,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$106,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$5,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$111,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Aerospace Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$97,825

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago

Aerospace Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Aerospace Engineer is $85,897 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Aerospace Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2155 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Aerospace Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an Aerospace Engineer in United States is $134,046 per year.

The lowest salary for an Aerospace Engineer in United States is $55,043 per year.

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