NASA SALARIES

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How much does NASA pay?
On a national level, workers at NASA earn an average salary of $61,702 per year, or $29.66 an hour. The lowest earners at NASA make under $33,000 a year, while the top 10 percent earn over $112,000. Show More

NASA SALARIES BY DEPARTMENT

Our data shows that different departments at NASA pay different salaries. Employees in Management roles earn the highest wages at NASA, with an average salary of $101,706. Employees in the Sales & Retail department receive relatively high salaries as well, where wages average $95,043 per year. Departments that don't pay as well at NASA include the Protective Services and Administrative & Office organizational functions, with employees earning $42,637 and $44,195, respectively.
RankDepartmentAverage
1
Management
$101,706
2
Sales & Retail
$95,043
3
Computer & IT
$79,666
4
Art, Fashion, & Design
$79,222
5
Accounting & Finance
$74,519

NASA Competitor Salaries

Some of the competitors of NASA are Google, Science Applications International ..., and Lockheed Martin. The average salaries at Google rank the highest, with their employees earning an average salary of $138,791 per year. The salaries at Science Applications International ... average $92,998 per year, and the salaries at Lockheed Martin come in at $92,062 per year.

NASA SALARIES BY JOB TITLE

The average employee at NASA earns a yearly salary of $61,702 per year, but different jobs can earn drastically different salaries. Some of the job titles with high salaries at NASA are Division Chief, Computer Scientist, Program Manager, and Lead Designer. A typical Division Chief salary at NASA is $117,925 per year. Some of the other roles at NASA are Security Officer and Secretary. A worker with the title Security Officer at NASA earns an average salary of $29,059 per year.
RankTitleAverage
1
Division Chief
$117,925
2
Computer Scientist
$113,910
3
Program Manager
$110,892
4
Lead Designer
$110,798
5
Project Leader
$105,208

NASA Science & Engineering SALARIES

NASA Administrative & Office SALARIES

RankJob TitleAverage
1
Facilities Manager
$87,944
2
Data Management Coordinator
$79,081
3
Master Scheduler
$71,231
4
Office Project Manager
$66,941
5
Management Assistant
$65,939

NASA SALARIES BY LOCATION

It's no secret that workers earn different salaries in different parts of the country, since the cost of living can be much higher in certain areas. Looking at our data, we can see that employees at NASA earn more in some areas than others. Our data shows that NASA employees in Bowie, MD get paid the most, where the average yearly pay is $59,332. NASA Employees in Sweeny, TX don't earn quite as much. The median salary in Sweeny, TX is $54,307.
RankCityAverage
1
Bowie, MD
$59,332
2
Sweeny, TX
$54,307
3
Chicago, IL
$53,672

RECENTLY ADDED NASA SALARIES

JobSalary
Business Development Associate
Bowie, MD
$18,00010/24/2019
Loan Closer
Bowie, MD
$42,50010/19/2019
Quality Control Manager
Bowie, MD
$72,50010/15/2019
Recruiter
Bowie, MD
$47,50010/11/2019
Collector
Upper Marlboro, MD
$27,50009/26/2019