Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Aviation Project Engineers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries increase to $79K from around $66K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $100K. Salaries grow more slowly as Aviation Project Engineers approach the 20-year mark, when the pay stabilizes at $113K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 22 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 6 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 20 percent. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range.