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

The average Aerospace Engineer earns approximately $92,203 per year. Pay generally spreads from $51,960 to $153,118 per year. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and more than half earn vision coverage. The vast majority of Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (82 percent) are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Aerospace Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Salary (?
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$51,447 - $149,190
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MEDIAN: $89,498
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$51,447 - $149,190  
   
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$0.00 - $7,582  
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$51,960 - $153,118  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Experience Affects Aerospace Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$92,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Aerospace Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 15%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 14%
Engineering Design
up arrow 8%
National Average
$92,000
Technical Analysis
up arrow 5%
Matlab
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%
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