Aerospace Engineer with Matlab Skills Salary

Median pay for Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills lies in the neighborhood of $80K annually. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $33K, overall incomes of Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills spread between $60K and $124K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though the specific employer and location have a (lesser) impact as well. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$59,908 - $118,133
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MEDIAN: $80,031
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$11.43 - $45.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,908 - $118,133  
   
Bonus
$36.49 - $9,888  
Profit Sharing
$498.89 - $32,779  
Total Pay (?
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$59,545 - $123,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 561
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Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $45.15  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $59.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$36.49 - $9,888  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.89 - $32,779  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,545 - $123,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and Orbital Sciences Corporation are all popular places to work. Spacex offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $117K. Other big spenders include The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., and Space Systems/Loral, top-paying firms where Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills see paychecks nearing $111K, $106K, or $101K.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Lockheed Martin Corp ($67K), Sierra Nevada Corp. ($72K), and United Launch Alliance ($76K).

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

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


Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $73K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $91K on average. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $113K. Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $135K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,801

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Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills will find that Denver offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 29 percent. Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Pasadena (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), Columbia (+12 percent), and El Segundo (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 11 percent, San Diego is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Dayton (10 percent lower) and Mountain View (9 percent lower).

Key Stats for Aerospace Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Aerospace Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲67%

Experienced
▲40%

▲12%

National Average
$81,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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