An average Aerospace Engineer with Matlab skills can expect to take home roughly $80K annually. In the world of Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills, total cash compensation can vary between $60K and $123K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $33K, respectively. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is experience level, though the specific employer and geographic location have a (lesser) impact as well. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$59,832 - $117,087
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MEDIAN: $79,792
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$19.51 - $46.15
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,832 - $117,087  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $32,834  
Total Pay (?
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$59,597 - $123,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 568
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.51 - $46.15  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $66.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $32,834  
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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$59,597 - $123,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc, Orbital Sciences Corporation, and Lockheed Martin Corp are top-notch employers for Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills in this area. Although Spacex leads the field in pay with a median salary of $110K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $70K on the low end all the way up to $146K at the top. Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills will also find cushy salaries at Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc. (+$106K), The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (+$103K), and Space Systems/Loral (+$102K).

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at $65K, and Lockheed Martin Corp where $71K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills there earn up to $140K.

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. During the first five years of their careers, Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills see a median income of $73K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $89K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $112K. Aerospace Engineers with Matlab skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $146K.

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Experience Affects Aerospace Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 82%

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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