Aircraft Engineer Salary

An Aircraft Engineer earns an average salary of $67,367 per year.

$37,583 - $122,554
$38K
$70K
$120K
MEDIAN: $70,262
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$0$122K
Salary $37,583 - $122,554
Bonus $-0.50 - $13,574
Profit Sharing $1,500
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$38,400 - $120,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Aircraft Engineer

An aircraft engineer is the person responsible for ensuring that airplanes within a fleet of air services providers are properly maintained, repaired, and safe for flight. The engineer performs a variety of daily inspections on different aircraft, logs the results of any anomalies or tests performed on the airplanes, and performs or oversees any necessary repairs and re-inspections.

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Aircraft Engineer Tasks

  • Compose sketches and use CAD programs to engineer tool design.
  • Provide technical knowledge and support for other areas of the design process.
  • Design aircraft or specific parts of aircraft.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Aircraft Engineer has a negative trend. An entry-level Aircraft Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aircraft Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 15 salaries. An Aircraft Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Aircraft Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Aircraft Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$71,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼3%

Late-Career
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%
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