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

An average Aerospace Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) can expect to take home roughly $87K annually. Most Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) survey respondents are men (74 percent). Job satisfaction for Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,540 - $145,686
(Median)
$57K
$87K
$150K
MEDIAN: $86,748
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$56,758 - $147,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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 seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $61K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $87K. Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $96K. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $113K — the plum median salary in this group.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

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

Systems Engineering
up arrow 25%

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Engineering Design
up arrow 14%

National Average
$89,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 14%

Matlab
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 6%
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