Calculate your salary

There are many factors that determine how much you should be earning as an Aerodynamics Engineer. Use Zippia's Salary Calculator to see how your pay matches up.

How Much Does an Aerodynamics Engineer Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$84,000
$58,000
$84,000
$121,000
Aerodynamics engineers in the United States make an average salary of $84,038 per year or $40.4 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level aerodynamics engineer salary is roughly $58,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $121,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, automotive, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Alaska, Missouri, Maryland, and Washington provide the highest aerodynamics engineer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Newark, CA
$124,386
Renton, WA
$93,075
0 selections

How much should you get paid?

Tell us about yourself to get a free, personalized Zippia Salary Report and suggestions on how to increase your pay.

Where Aerodynamics Engineers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where aerodynamics engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Aerodynamics Engineers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Alaska and Missouri, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for aerodynamics engineers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Carolina, Hawaii, and South Dakota.
City
Average Salary

Newark, CA

Salary Range99k - 155k$124k$124,386

Renton, WA

Salary Range74k - 116k$93k$93,075

La Porte, TX

Salary Range71k - 118k$92k$92,031

Jupiter, FL

Salary Range69k - 119k$91k$91,237

Allentown, PA

Salary Range68k - 108k$86k$86,353

Wichita, KS

Salary Range64k - 101k$81k$80,957

Salt Lake City, UT

Salary Range62k - 98k$78k$78,416

Columbus, IN

Salary Range60k - 94k$76k$75,633

Huntersville, NC

Salary Range58k - 94k$75k$74,725
$58k
$155k

High Paying Aerodynamics Engineer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Aerodynamics Engineers The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Boeing and Siemens as they offer the highest salaries for aerodynamics engineers.
Company
Average Salary
Boeing
Salary Range93k - 124k$108k$107,879
Siemens
Salary Range94k - 116k$105k$104,786
KITTY HAWK CHARTERS
Salary Range80k - 112k$95k$95,134
Air Products & Chemicals
Salary Range78k - 112k$94k$93,989
Cummins
Salary Range77k - 110k$93k$92,791
SpaceX
Salary Range79k - 107k$93k$92,573
NMB
Salary Range80k - 97k$89k$88,842
Tesla
Salary Range77k - 99k$88k$87,931
Safran
Salary Range76k - 98k$86k$86,485
Elliott Co
Salary Range78k - 94k$86k$85,939
$64k
$124k

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

See what's out there.

Aerodynamics Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    How Experience Affects Aerodynamics Engineer Salaries

    The salary for an aerodynamics engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Aerodynamics Engineer Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Engineer, Aerodynamics
    Engineer, Aerodynamics
    Palo Alto, CA
    Palo Alto, CA
    08/27/2019
    08/27/2019
    $146,000
    $146,000
    08/27/2019
    Vddv Engineer-Aerodynamics
    Vddv Engineer-Aerodynamics
    Warren, MI
    Warren, MI
    08/05/2019
    08/05/2019
    $85,000
    $85,000
    08/05/2019
    Aerodynamics Engineer
    Aerodynamics Engineer
    Twinsburg, OH
    Twinsburg, OH
    04/01/2019
    04/01/2019
    $70,000
    $70,000
    04/01/2019
    Aftermarket Aerodynamic Engineer
    Aftermarket Aerodynamic Engineer
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    03/15/2019
    03/15/2019
    $75,000
    $75,000
    03/15/2019
    Aerodynamics Engineer
    Aerodynamics Engineer
    Mountain View, CA
    Mountain View, CA
    03/07/2019
    03/07/2019
    $122,000
    $122,000
    03/07/2019
    Senior Aerodynamics Engineer
    Senior Aerodynamics Engineer
    Hawthorne, CA
    Hawthorne, CA
    03/05/2019
    03/05/2019
    $142,038
    $142,038
    03/05/2019
    Aerodynamics Engineer
    Aerodynamics Engineer
    Waltham, MA
    Waltham, MA
    02/26/2019
    02/26/2019
    $100,000
    $100,000
    02/26/2019
    Nikola Motor Company
    Nikola Motor Company
    Aerodynamics and CFD Engineer
    Aerodynamics and CFD Engineer
    Aerodynamics and CFD Engineer
    Chandler, AZ
    Chandler, AZ
    09/25/2018
    09/25/2018
    $65,000
    $65,000
    09/25/2018
    Aerodynamics Engineer
    Aerodynamics Engineer
    Mountain View, CA
    Mountain View, CA
    08/13/2018
    08/13/2018
    $104,476
    $104,476
    08/13/2018
    VAYU (U.S), Inc.
    VAYU (U.S), Inc.
    Lead Aerodynamics Engineer
    Lead Aerodynamics Engineer
    Lead Aerodynamics Engineer
    Ypsilanti, MI
    Ypsilanti, MI
    03/16/2018
    03/16/2018
    $45,000
    $45,000
    03/16/2018