These people work in the aviation industry and in the aerospace engineering sector. Their job is to design and develop spacecraft and aircraft instruments. They are also tasked with conducting research that has to do with the safety of the aviation industry, the aircraft in particular.
Some of the areas that have been researched greatly are electronic navigation systems,and landing gear. This job requires high academic qualifications to qualify you. You need at least a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering, aero mechanics, or equivalent.
But to increase your chances, you need at least a master's degree in the above-mentioned courses. There are still some skills you need to have to qualify for this job, some of them include attention to small detail, patience, strong analytical skills, good knowledge of systems engineering software tools, and organization skills.
As for the salary structure, it depends on the size of the organization, the country you work in, and your experience on the job. In the United States, an average avionics systems engineer earns between $89,942, $82,262, and $108,706 per annum.