Propulsion Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Propulsion Engineer is $84,100 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$67,849 - $121,923
$68K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,100
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50%
90%

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$25.43 - $54.04
$29
MEDIAN: $29.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,849 - $121,923  
   
Bonus
$973 - $7,852  
Profit Sharing
$8,485  
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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$66,510 - $124,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.49  
   
Overtime
$25.91 - $70.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$973 - $7,852  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,485  
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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$66,510 - $124,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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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Key Stats for Propulsion Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Propulsion Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲38%

Late-Career
▲34%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$85,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Propulsion Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲8%


Systems Engineering
▲2%

National Average
$85,000

Technical Analysis
▼3%

Test Engineering
▼5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼5%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 1%
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