Propulsion Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Propulsion Engineer is $83,178 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$68,502 - $124,813
$69K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,814
10%
50%
90%

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$24.74 - $52.33
$29
MEDIAN: $29.49
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$0$130K
Salary $68,502 - $124,813
Bonus $1,007 - $6,893
Profit Sharing $13,970
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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$64,658 - $130,067
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 101
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $29.49
Overtime $25.74 - $70.71
Annual Data $0$130K
Bonus $1,007 - $6,893
Profit Sharing $13,970
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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$64,658 - $130,067
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Propulsion Engineer

Propulsion engineers strive to improve the performance and reliability of rocket motors, jet engines, and compressors. These engineers work primarily in the aerospace industry to design propulsion systems and parts such as propellant systems, engines, pumps, pressurization tanks, and control systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Propulsion Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Propulsion Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Propulsion Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Propulsion Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Propulsion Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 15 salaries. A Propulsion Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,933

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Key Stats for Propulsion Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Propulsion Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲14%

▲7%

National Average
$89,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Propulsion Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲3%

Systems Engineering
▲1%

National Average
$89,000

Engineering Design
▼5%

Technical Analysis
▼7%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼9%

Test Engineering
▼12%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 1%
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