Aerospace Systems Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Aerospace Systems Engineer is $80,947 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$64,913 - $121,052
$65K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,696
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$28.64 - $50.00
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$50
MEDIAN: $36.39
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$0$121K
Salary $64,913 - $121,052
Bonus $1,528 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $2,027 - $15,781
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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$64,937 - $120,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 315
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $28.64 - $50.00
Overtime $29.64 - $65.19
Annual Data $0$120K
Bonus $1,528 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $2,027 - $15,781
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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$64,937 - $120,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Aerospace Systems Engineer

Aerospace systems engineers work primarily in two areas of employment: astronautical, which deals with spacecraft, rocket propulsion systems, and other space-related matters; and aeronautical, or terrestrial aircraft, ranging from small airplanes to large jets, fighter planes, missile guidance systems, and other Earth-bound flight operations. Much of the same training and education is required for both, as is additional education dedicated to the area in which they specialize.

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Aerospace Systems Engineer Tasks

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate aerospace system testing, including scripts, specifications, and procedures.
  • Assist in preparing test schedules and defining tasks.
  • Prepare and present reports on system test results, assisting developers with system design.
  • Collect and analyze test data and customer requests to assess system operations.

Common Career Paths for Aerospace Systems Engineer


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Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Aerospace Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Aerospace Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 242 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aerospace Systems Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 72 salaries. An Aerospace Systems Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,948

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Key Stats for Aerospace Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Aerospace Systems Engineer Salaries

▲49%

▲30%

▲10%

National Average
$82,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Aerospace Systems Engineer Salaries


Electronic Troubleshooting
▲6%

Microsoft Office
▲5%

Simulation
▲5%


Data Analysis
▲4%




National Average
$82,000

Matlab
▼1%

System Architecture
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼13%

C++ Programming Language
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 7%
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