Engineer Aerodynamics Salary
The average pay for an Engineer Aerodynamics is $93,584 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Job Description for Engineer Aerodynamics
Aerodynamics engineers design, construct, and test various machinery, such as aircraft, spacecraft, automobiles, and missiles. Aerodynamics engineers research and evaluate the adaptability of materials and equipment in the design and manufacture of said craft.Read More...
Employers often require candidates to have a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace, or other relevant fields. In addition, some employers prefer candidates who have a master’s degree or PhD in aerodynamics or mechanical engineering. Aerodynamic engineers must have planning and resolution skills. They must be able to troubleshoot. Employers do not typically require licensing to become engineer aerodynamics at lower positions. However, senior positions require a license that carries the designation of professional engineer (PE). Some positions require security clearance. They must pass background checks.
They must be able to meet deadlines. They must be able to work in a team environment. They must have excellent written and oral communications skills. They may be required to travel or to relocate. They must have interpersonal and presentation skills. They must keep themselves up to date with various technology available in the market place. They have to attend various workshops, training sessions, advanced classes, and conferences that are required by their employer. They are encouraged to read relevant scientific journals. They may be required to coach, train, and mentor new or junior aerodynamics engineers. They may travel within their country or overseas to meet vendors or clients.