The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $94,101 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Systems Engineering, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.

$67,751 - $141,589
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MEDIAN: $94,101
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$67,751 - $141,589  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,639  
Profit Sharing
$10,250  
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$67,394 - $144,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Aerospace Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Aerospace Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$95,000


Skills That Affect Aerospace Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 31%

Project Management
up arrow 31%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 31%

Engineering Design
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Project
up arrow 11%

Avionics
up arrow 7%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

National Average
$95,000

Controls
up arrow 8%

Matlab
up arrow 9%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 11%

C++
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None:
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