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Aerospace Engineer Salary at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Average Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) make around $88K per year. Male Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,540 - $145,686
(Median)
$57K
$88K
$150K
MEDIAN: $87,859
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$56,540 - $145,686  
   
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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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$56,758 - $147,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $61K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $92K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) bring in $96K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $118K.

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Experience Affects Aerospace Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$90,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Aerospace Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 18%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 18%

Engineering Design
up arrow 12%

National Average
$90,000

Matlab
up arrow 12%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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