AEROSPACE ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$99,000
$71,000
Min 10%
$99,000
Median 50%
$137,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Torch Technologies
Highest Paying City
Palo Alto, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.6 years
How much does an aerospace engineer make?
The national average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in the United States is $99,171 per year or $47.68 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $137,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $71,000 per year. Most Aerospace Engineer jobs are in Professional companies and Technology companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Aerospace Engineer salaries are Alaska, California, Hawaii, North Dakota, and Connecticut. Most Aerospace Engineers spend 4.6 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$78,430

Average Aerospace Engineer Salary By Company

Aerospace Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Aerospace Engineers are Professional companies and Technology companies. Torch Technologies and Qualis are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Leidos and ManTech International pay their Aerospace Engineers very well.

Average Aerospace Engineer Salary By Location

As an Aerospace Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $99,171 per year or $47.68 per hour. Working in Palo Alto, CA as an Aerospace Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $117,921 per year. The average entry-level salary in Palo Alto, CA is $77,000. Some of the states with the best Aerospace Engineer salaries are Alaska, California, Hawaii, North Dakota, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Washington. Georgia, Mississippi, and Montana have the lowest Aerospace Engineer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Palo Alto, CA
$117,921
2
Everett, WA
$103,189
3
San Antonio, TX
$102,102
4
East Hartford, CT
$100,493
5
Philadelphia, PA
$99,228

RECENTLY ADDED Aerospace Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Source Technology
Aerospace Engineer
10/31/2019
$160,000
Goddard Space Flight Center
Aerospace Engineer
10/29/2019
$83,398
Federal Aviation Administration
Aerospace Engineer
10/27/2019
$86,808
Federal Aviation Administration
Aerospace Engineer
10/27/2019
$57,910
Federal Aviation Administration
Aerospace Engineer
10/26/2019
$109,541
Naval Air Systems Command
Aerospace Engineer
10/26/2019
$88,704
Ames Research Center
Aerospace Engineer
10/23/2019
$127,187
Federal Aviation Administration
Aerospace Engineer
10/21/2019
$103,147
Langley Research Center
Aerospace Engineer
10/19/2019
$105,039
Federal Aviation Administration
Aerospace Engineer
10/17/2019
$79,358
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