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

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$81,000
$59,000
$81,000
$111,000
Did you know that the average avionics engineer makes $81,334 per year? That's valued at $39.1 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $59,000 and $111,000, meaning avionics engineers have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most avionics engineers find a job with transportation and technology companies, while others work for technology, manufacturing, and transportation companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Texas, California and Colorado are the top states in the U.S. to pay avionics engineers the highest salaries.
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Where Avionics Engineers Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Avionics Engineers Earn In Different Cities?

While an avionics engineer can average a salary of $81,334 per year, or $39.1 per hour, there are many opportunities for avionics engineers to make more. For example, in Fort Worth, TX you might make $100,751 per year. Other high-paying locations include Long Beach, CA, Minneapolis, MN and Tucson, AZ. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Fort Worth, TX where the average starting salary is $65,000. The highest paying states for avionics engineers include Texas, California and Colorado. Meanwhile, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Montana offer the lowest salaries.
City
Average Salary

Fort Worth, TX

Salary Range80k - 126k$101k$100,751

Long Beach, CA

Salary Range76k - 120k$96k$96,023

Minneapolis, MN

Salary Range78k - 112k$94k$93,777

Tucson, AZ

Salary Range68k - 108k$87k$86,638

Battle Creek, MI

Salary Range66k - 98k$81k$81,302

Huntsville, AL

Salary Range62k - 98k$79k$78,596

Carrollton, GA

Salary Range59k - 95k$76k$75,573

Dayton, OH

Salary Range61k - 91k$75k$75,199

Miami, FL

Salary Range56k - 98k$75k$74,655
$56k
$126k

High Paying Avionics Engineer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Avionics Engineers The Most?

To earn a high income as an avionics engineer, working for Aerojet Rocketdyne or Modern Technology Solutions might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like AVION SOLUTIONS and Miami Aircraft Support report highly competitive salaries for avionics engineers.
Company
Average Salary
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Salary Range98k - 121k$109k$109,398
Modern Technology Solutions
Salary Range97k - 120k$108k$108,463
AVION SOLUTIONS
Salary Range83k - 108k$95k$95,075
Miami Aircraft Support
Salary Range81k - 110k$95k$94,899
Airbus Americas
Salary Range77k - 104k$90k$90,386
Sun Country Airlines
Salary Range69k - 89k$79k$78,890
Booz Allen Hamilton
Salary Range66k - 80k$73k$73,045
Armstrong Group of Companies
Salary Range68k - 76k$72k$72,223
Waco
Salary Range59k - 74k$67k$66,736
$59k
$121k

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    How Experience Affects Avionics Engineer Salaries

    The salary for an avionics 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.

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